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Israel stops Jerusalem students reaching school

Palestinian Bedouin children wait in line before they enter classrooms at the only school in the region 'Itarat School' in Khan al-Ahmar region of Jerusalem on 16 July, 2018 [İssam Rimawi/Anadolu Agency]
Palestinian Bedouin children wait in line before they enter classrooms at the only school in the region 'Itarat School' in Khan al-Ahmar region of Jerusalem on 16 July, 2018 [İssam Rimawi/Anadolu Agency]

Israeli occupation forces yesterday obstructed Palestinian students as they travelled to their school in the Jerusalem neighbourhood of Silwan, Jordan's Assabeel newspaper reported.

The Palestinian students in Silwan attend a school located to the south of Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Israeli occupation forces set up several flying checkpoints along their route.

Wadi Al-Hilwa Information Centre said that the Israeli occupation forces forced the Palestinian students to disembark from their school bus to be inspected.

This, according to the information centre, caused a traffic jam and massive delays to students and workers using the road.

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