Palestinians attack Jewish worshippers at Joseph’s Tomb

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Palestinians threw rocks at Jewish worshippers and their security forces at Joesph’s Tomb in Nablus.

A Palestinian man who opened fire at Israeli forces during the incident on Thursday morning  was seriously injured after being shot by soldiers. Other Palestinians threw rocks and Molotov cocktails at the soldiers.

About 1,400 Jewish worshippers visited the site accompanied by Israeli soldiers.

Organized visits to the tomb under police and military protection take place about once a month.