Israeli security forces

VIDEO: Clashes in Jerusalem/Hebron amid high tension

There were also clashes in Hebron.

According to an Israeli police spokesperson, earlier on Friday, a 25-year old Palestinian man from the Village of Shufat threw a fire bomb in the Old City of Jerusalem towards Jewish shopkeepers.

The spokesperson said that the man was filmed on a police CCTV camera and was later detained by the police.

Palestinians and Israel forces clash in Jerusalem, West Bank

And Israeli policemen were injured by firebombs.

In a rare decision, Israeli leaders called up a few hundred border police reservists to beef up security as tensions rise over Jerusalem's most sensitive holy site. One Israeli civilian has been killed in the violence since Sunday.