Violence erupted around Jerusalem during the controversial flag march

Waving the Israeli flag, the crowd marched through the Damascus Gate – the main entrance to the Muslim quarter in the Old City of Jerusalem – dancing and chanting the slogans “Israel survives” and “Arabs die.”

Israeli police in the riots in the riots, blocking the surrounding roads, forcibly removed the Palestinian protesters from the route.

In Palestine, 69 Palestinians were injured by rubber bullets, sound grenades and pepper spray, according to the Palestinian Red Crescent Society, and one protester was shot dead.

According to the agency, 28 people were evacuated to hospitals after clashes with Israeli security forces and Israeli protesters.

At least 163 Palestinians were injured in the West Bank. According to the Red Crescent, at least 11 people were injured by live bullets.

Israeli police said in a statement on Sunday that more than 50 people had been arrested in connection with the riots and attacks on police officers.

The Israeli army soldiers annually "Flag March,"  Dated May 29, 2022.

Five police officers were slightly injured in the incident and are in need of medical treatment, police said. More than 2,000 police officers and volunteers were deployed throughout Jerusalem.

The Flag March is an annual parade where most nationalist Jewish groups celebrate the 1967 Six-Day War by gaining control of Israel’s West Wall and occupying East Jerusalem, leaving the entire city under Israeli control.

In previous years, the procession was a flashpoint with Palestinians in the Old City.

The report is contributed by CNN’s Atika Schubert, Abir Salman and Lauren Izzo in Jerusalem and Celine Alkhaldi from Amman.

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