Bullet Injuries, Suffocation Cases Reported in Renewed Hebron Clashes

HEBRON, October 18, 2015 (WAFA) – Four Palestinians Sunday were shot and injured, while many others, including students,  suffocated during renewed clashes with Israeli army forces in the Hebron area, according to WAFA correspondent.

Four Palestinians were shot and injured with rubber-coated steel bullets, and another was struck with a stun grenade shrapnel, whereas many others suffocated due to inhaling tear gas fired at them by Israeli forces during  clashes that erupted at the eastern entrance of the town of Beit Kahel to the northwest of Hebron.

Forces further blocked the eastern entrance and prevented Palestinian registered cars from crossing.

Meanwhile, dozens of Polytechnic University students – who rallied to protest Israel’s escalated aggression against the Palestinian people and al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem – suffocated during confrontations that broke out with Israeli army to the south of the city of Hebron.

Earlier Sunday, At least two Palestinians were shot and injured with live ammunition and rubber-coated bullets used by the Israeli army, as they stormed Hebron city in the early morning hours.