2nd channel of the Israeli television reported progress in the investigation of the attack on the Temple mount on July 14. According to this source, the investigation found that the terrorists had an accomplice, who a few hours before the attack brought a gun to the temple mount. However, he was not involved in the attack on the security forces.
On Friday, July 14, three terrorists who came to the temple mount opened fire on law enforcement officers, then tried to hide in one of the mosques. The Israeli security forces during the pursuit, eliminated the attackers. They had discovered two home-made pistol-machine gun «Carl Gustav» and another gun.
According to eyewitnesses, one of the terrorists, which was considered neutralized, at some point, stood up and tried to attack police officers, then was shot.
The attack killed the commander of the patrol division MAGICIAN for security on the Temple mount hail Satui and patrol Kamil Shanan.
A day later, commenting on the attack on the Temple mount, the Arab League issued a statement calling for «immediate open mosque «al-Aqsa» and stop attempts to change the status quo in Jerusalem.»
July 16, in accordance with the decree of the government of Israel on the approaches to the Temple mount of the Old year was framework installed metal detectors to check citizens. Leaders of the Muslim community and representatives of the Jerusalem Islamic Council (Waqf) refused to undergo «humiliating» and conducted prayer services at the entrance to the temple mount.
In many settlements Israel held a protest of Muslim Arabs against the installation of metal detectors.
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