Palestinians suffocate in clashes near Hebron

(MENAFN- Jordan News Agency) Ramallah, Nov.5 (Petra) - A number of Palestinian youths on Sunday were suffocated after inhaling toxic tear gas fired at them by Israeli occupation forces during clashes erupted in Beit Ummar town, northern the West Bank city of Hebron, according to a .

The Palestinian Red Crescent Society said in a statement that clashes broke out after the Israeli occupation troops stormed the town, searched locals homes and arrested a number of the Palestinian youths.

"During the clashes, Israeli soldiers fired toxic gas canisters against the citizens, leaving a number of them suffocated", the statement added.

5/11/2017 - 12:24:01 PM


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