Police arrested in the night of Sunday, July 30, eight suspected of involvement in the riots in Jaffa at the funeral of 21-year-old Mahdi Alizade, who was shot by police. Six of the detainees are minors.
Recall riots in Jaffa began in the second half of the day on July 29. Dozens of locals, whose faces were covered with scarves, threw stones and burned tires in the street Japhet and the intersection of the Hajj, Cahill. Were set ablaze four cars and several garbage containers. Several streets in Jaffa were blocked to traffic.
During the incident, was beaten by fellow newsroom Second channel ITV, Gilad Shalmor and operator of Gal, Zitman. They received minor injuries and was taken to the hospital, «Ichilov» in tel Aviv.
The website Walla, citing a law enforcement source said that during the violence in Jaffa responsible the North wing of the «Islamic movement».
«Members of the Northern wing of the «Islamic movement» decided to take advantage of the situation and take to the streets the youth, to arrange a confrontation with police forces and try to draw a parallel with the events that took place in recent weeks around the Temple mount,» said a police officer.
As previously reported, in the night of Saturday, July 29, Alsadi tried to escape on a motorcycle from the scene of the shooting, was seriously wounded by a police officer and died in the hospital. Department of the Ministry of justice to investigate crimes committed by police officers (MAKHASH), began a review of the incident.
A few hours before the funeral, in social networks there has been a call to all the inhabitants of Jaffa to participate in the mourning ceremony and to «show the police how expensive the blood of the Mahdi».
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