HEBRON, April 18, 2016 (WAFA) – Dozens of schoolgirls and schoolboys suffocated on Monday after inhaling teargas shot at them by Israeli troops in Hebron, in southern West Bank, and in Jerusalem, according to local sources.
WAFA correspondent said Israeli soldiers, stationed at Aburrish checkpoint in Hebron, shot teargas canisters towards a group of schoolgirls who were present at the site, causing many of them to suffocate.
Those who suffocated were treated at the scene.
Meanwhile, Israeli policemen in Jerusalem shot teargas and toxic gas canisters towards several Palestinian students in Ras al-Amoud neighborhood, causing many cases of suffocation among them.
Israeli police claimed the teargas attack on the students came after the latest pelted empty bottles and stones at the police.