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Temple Mount: Maintenance begins on Mughrabi bridge amid tensions

CM 29/08/2021


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Maintenance work began Sunday on the Mughrabi bridge, which links the Temple Mount to an area near the Western Wall and is used by non-Muslims to visit the Temple Mount.
During the work, some sections of the women’s section at the Western Wall may be obstructed, according to the Western Wall Heritage Foundation.
In June, an engineer’s report said that the wood the bridge was constructed with does not enable safe use of the bridge; previous reports also said that the bridge, meant to be temporary, is unsafe for use.

In July, a number of voices, many of them linked to Israel’s former ruling Likud Party, claimed that the Mughrabi bridge, which links the Temple Mount to an area near the Western Wall and is used by non-Muslims to visit the Temple Mount, is in danger of collapse.
Former transportation minister MK Miri Regev said “it is forbidden to wait another moment with the demolition of the bridge and the construction of an appropriate replacement.” 
Bridge to the Mughrabi Gate to the Temple Mount (SEBI BERENS/FLASH90).Bridge to the Mughrabi Gate to the Temple Mount (SEBI BERENS/FLASH90).
Jordan is sensitive to any changes to the status quo and previous attempts to alter the bridge have met with protests and also the spreading of conspiracies that al-Aqsa is in danger. These kinds of conspiracies have led to conflict in the past, including the recent Gaza war.  

Source: Jerusalem Post

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