Elderly Dies due to Effects of Tear Gas Inhalation near Jerusalem

JERUSALEM, May 27, 2014 (WAFA) – A sixty-four-year-old Palestinian Tuesday died due to the effects of tear gas inhalation fired by Israeli police in the town of Abu Dis, east of Jerusalem, a few days ago, according to local sources.

Local activist Jamal Dandun said Sameeh Ewheish, 64, a medical doctor and a leader of Fatah movement in Abu Dis, was admitted to hospital a few days ago after suffering from excessive tear gas inhalation during an Israeli police crackdown on the town, but he was announced dead this Tuesday.

 

Source: WAFA