Israeli police storm Silwan neighborhood in Jerusalem amid firing of tear gas

Israeli police today evening stormed the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan, according to local sources.

Sources said that Israeli police stormed the Silwan neighborhood amid the firing of tear gas canisters.

A four-year-old child reportedly suffocated from inhaling the tear gas fired by Israeli police toward residents and their homes, according to Wadi Hilweh Information Center.

Police also stormed the Ras Khamis area near Shu’fat refugee camp north of the old city.

More than six neighborhoods in Silwan are threatened with complete demolition and ethnic cleansing for the benefit of settler organizations.

Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency