Watch: Fireworks, rocks and firebombs on the Mount of Olives

Arabs set fires and throw firebombs at Jewish homes and at firefighters who were called to the scene.

Arutz Sheva Staff ,

Jerusalem district fire department

Six crews of firefighters are working to contain fires that broke out on Tuesday in buildings near the Mount of Olives, near Jerusalem’s Old City, as a result of arson and the throwing of firebombs.

The crews reported that firebombs and rocks were being thrown at the firefighters who are working to contain the flames and searching for people who may have been trapped in the burning structures.