Clashes erupt in Hebron’s Beit Ummar town, dozens suffocate

Dozens of Palestinians suffocated today evening by tear gas fired by Israeli military forces during clashes that erupted in the town of Beit Ummar to the north of Hebron, in the southern occupied West Bank, according to local activist Mohammed Awad.

 

He told WAFA that clashes broke out in the town of Beit Ummar, during which Israeli soldiers fired tear gas canisters and stun grenades toward the town’s residents and their homes.

 

Dozens were treated at the scene from tear-gas suffocation.

 

Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA)

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