Several Palestinian youth suffocate during clashes in Bethlehem-area

A number of Palestinian youth suffocated today by tear gas fired by Israeli forces during clashes that broke out in the town of Taqou’ to the south east of the Southern occupied West Bank district of Bethlehem, said a local activist.

Youth activist, Mustafa al-Badan, told WAFA reporter that clashes erupted at the western entrance to the town of Taqou’ between Palestinian youth and Israeli forces, during which the latter fired tear gas canisters and stun grenades toward youth.

Several youth were reportedly treated at the scene from tear gas suffocation.

Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency