Tens of Palestinians Suffocate During Al-Khalil Clashes

December 23, 2019

Tens of Palestinians suffocated from teargas inhalation during clashes between Israeli occupation forces and Palestinian protesters in the town of Beit Ummar in Al-Khalil city in the occupied West Bank today morning.

Eyewitnesses informed that Israeli occupation forces stormed an area next to to the Israeli settlement of Karmi Tsur, build illegitimately on Palestinian land in northern Al-Khalil, and fired tear gas canisters directly towards Palestinian residents' homes, provoking clashes with residents.