Palestinians Suffocate by Tear Gas in clashes near Bethlehem

Violence in Gaza

BETHLEHEM, July 29, 2014 (WAFA) – Several Palestinians Tuesday suffered from tear gas suffocation, while a youth was arrested during confrontations with Israeli forces in the town of al-Khader, south of Bethlehem, according to a local activist.

Coordinator of the anti-wall and settlement committee Ahmad Salah told WAFA that forces fired rubber-coated steel bullets, tear gas and acoustic canisters towards residents in the town, causing several suffocation cases against them.

Forces also chased Palestinian youths and arrested one whose identity is still unknown.


Source: WAFA