Israel arrests 10 as ultra-Orthodox Jews protest lockdown

Ten people were arrested in Israel after clashes between security forces and ultra-Orthodox citizens, police said on Monday, amid disturbances that saw a bus torched in protest against coronavirus restrictions. The clashes broke out late on Sunday in several ultra-Orthodox districts, including Bnei Brak near Tel Aviv and Mea Shearim in Jerusalem, where residents protested against lockdown measures. Police said 10 residents of Bnei Brak had been arrested, noting the “disturbances” had “put in peril the lives of emergency services and the public.” Bus driver Ayal Tzipori was injured in the attac…

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