Al-Khalil: Schoolchildren and Teachers Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation

by The International Middle East Media Center

Medical sources have reported that scores of children, and teachers, suffered the effects of teargas inhalation, in southern Al-Khalil city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, during clashes that took place after the soldiers harassed them while heading to school.

The sources said that the soldiers fired dozens of gas bombs into Al-Khalil Elementary School, Khadija Bin al-Waleed School and the Ibrahimi School, causing scores of students to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation.

One teacher, identified as Hani Haddoush, 37 years of age, was moved to a local hospital due to severe effects of tear gas inhalation.

The WAFA News Agency said the soldiers surrounded the three schools before firing gas bombs, rubber-coated metal bullets and concussion grenades.

On Wednesday evening, a Palestinian child suffered a serious injury after being shot in the head, during clashes with Israeli soldiers, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah.

The child, Ra’ouf Snober, 14 years of age, was shot by a live round, near the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, north of Ramallah.

 

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