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Israeli troops obstruct students’ access to school in southern West Bank

HEBRON, Thursday, December 01, 2022 (WAFA) – Israeli occupation troops today obstructed students’ access to their school in Deir Samet village, west of the occupied West Bank city of Hebron, according to WAFA correspondent.

He said that the gun-toting soldiers fired volleys of tear gas canisters in the vicinity of Akka Elementary Co-ed School and intercepted students and teachers on their way to the school after an army vehicle overturned in a nearby area.

Yasser Saleh, an Education Ministry official, said the teachers managed to secure the students’ access to the school while confirming that none was injured.

Attacks on education by Israeli military forces and Israeli settlers in the Palestine constitute grave violations of children’s rights to education and development. These attacks are particularly prevalent in the most vulnerable areas of the West Bank – Area C, H2 and Jerusalem.


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