Netanyahu was taken to secure compound during protest outside his home

Netanyahu and his wife were taken to secure compound at their residence last weekend after several protesters breached a checkpoint outside.

Anti-Netanyahu demonstration in JerusalemLazar Margaliyot/TPS

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu was taken to a secure compound at his residence in Jerusalem last Saturday, along with his wife and other people who were present at the house, and stayed in the room for about 45 minutes under Israel Security Agency (Shin Bet) supervision, it was revealed on Friday.

According to reports in Israeli media, this unusual step was taken after demonstrators taking part in the weekly protest against the Prime Minister breached a police checkpoint that was set up near the Prime Minister’s official residence. The incident occurred at around 4:00 p.m. last Saturday afternoon.

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