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Palestinian students injured as Israel soldiers raid school

Israeli forces fired tear gas a Palestinian school during a raid in Hebron

Several Palestinian students suffered from tear-gas inhalation after Israeli forces raided their school in the southern occupied West Bank city of Hebron yesterday.

According to local sources, Israeli forces raided the all-boys school and showered the building with tear-gas cannisters and stun grenades causing several students to suffer from suffocation from tear-gas inhalation.

Sources added that the attack caused panic among the students and disrupted classes.

Read: Family of 9 homeless as Israel demolishes Hebron home at behest of settlers

Israeli forces also detained the principal, Adnan Daana, for unknown reasons.

The Palestinian Ministry of education released its annual report for 2017 documenting the Israeli government’s violations against Palestinian education, saying that 80,279 Palestinian children and 4,929 teachers and staff were “attacked” by Israeli settlers or soldiers.

On Sunday a settler used his car to block a road and refused to allow Palestinian children to walk to school. Hurling abuse at them he called them “thieves” and drove his car at them.

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