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Religious Zealots Stone Buses

Ultra-Orthodox Jews stoned two Egged buses in the Mea Shearim quarter of Jerusalem today smashing their windshields in a continuing demonstration against Sabbath traffic on the Ramot road which passes through the religious quarter.

The stoning followed riots last night by hundreds of religious zealots who attacked buses and police vans after the police prevented them earlier from attacking Sabbath drivers. One person was reported slightly injured. The mob was dispersed with tear gas. No arrests were made.