Suffocation Cases during Confrontations near Jenin

CLASHES BETWEEN ISRAELI SECURITY FORCES AND PALESTINIAN PROTESTERS NEAR THE WEST BANK VILLAGE OF BITDUKU

JENIN, August 17, 2014 (WAFA) – Several Palestinians suffocated at late night Saturday as Israeli army stormed the villages of al-Jalameh and Arraneh, to the north of Jenin, according to local sources.

Sources told WAFA that confrontations erupted between residents and soldiers; forces fired tear gas canisters and rubber-coated bullets, causing several cases of suffocation among residents, yet no arrests were reported.

Meanwhile, army set a checkpoint at a nearby road where they checked the identity cards of passengers and drivers, causing a traffic jam. The soldiers at the checkpoint handed summons to a 27-year-old passenger to appear for interrogation at Salem military compound.

 

Source: WAFA