Suffocation Cases during an Israeli Raid near Jenin

JENIN, October 21, 2013 (WAFA) – Several Palestinians Monday suffered tear gas suffocation fired at them by Israeli soldiers during an Israeli raid to the town of Burqin, west of Jenin, according to local and security sources.

They said that a large Israeli force raided the town while firing steel rubber-coated bullets and tear gas canisters towards the residents, causing several suffocation cases among them.

Forces also raided several shops in the area, leading to confrontations. No injuries were reported.