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Dozens suffocate in Hebron-area clashes 

HEBRON, Wednesday, January 6, 2021 (WAFA) - Dozens of Palestinians suffocated today evening during clashes with Israeli forces in 'Asida area in the town of Beit Ummar to the north of the southern occupied West Bank district of Hebron, according to local sources.

Mohammed Awad, a local activist, told WAFA Israeli troops stormed 'Asida area, provoking clashes with youth.

Forces fired live bullets and tear gas canisters towards residents and their homes, causing dozens to suffocate due to tear gas inhalation. They were all treated at the scene.


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