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Israel army raids Palestinian school in West Bank

A Palestinian kid is seen outside a school, which was sheltering dozens of displaced Palestinians run by UNRWA, hit by an Israeli tank shell attack, [File photo]

Israeli occupation forces yesterday raided a Palestinian school in Al-Khader neighbourhood in the occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem, the Anadolu Agency reported.

Coordinator of the Popular Resistance Committees Ahmed Salah told Anadolu that the Israeli occupation force raided Said Bin Al-As School and detained teachers and students. It was not clear how many people had been held as a result of the raid.

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He said that the Israeli occupation forces raided the school while students were sitting exams.

Occupation forces often raid the school claiming they are looking for Palestinian stone throwers who target vehicles of illegal Israeli settlers in the area.

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