File photo: Haredim riot in Jerusalem earlier this month over arrest of haredi draft dodger
Haredim Riot, At Least 3 Police Hurt, 8 Haredim Arrested
Shmarya Rosenberg • Failedmessiah.com
Three police officers were lightly injured Saturday night as haredim protested and rioted in Jerusalem, Bnei Brak and Ashdod against the arrest of a haredi draft dodger, the Times of Israel reported.
In Jerusalem, police arrested six haredim after dozens of haredim tried to block the main road into Israel’s capital city, stoned police and set trash dumpsters on fire.
In the haredi city of Bnei Brak, three police officers were injured when haredi rioters tried to block a main road and stoned police. One protester was arrested.
In Ashdod, one haredi man was arrested as a haredi celebration of the release from IDF jail of a different haredi draft dodger turned unruly.