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Israeli soldiers injure journalist as they attack protesters near Bethlehem


BETHLEHEM, Saturday, July 20, 2019 (WAFA) – A journalist was injured and many others suffocated from teargas, when Israeli forces attacked Palestinians taking part in a rally protesting the planned demolition of hundreds of apartments in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Wadi al-Hummus.

WAFA correspondent said Ayat Arqawi, who works as a photojournalist with APA agency, was hit and injured by a gas canister in her pelvis.

Meanwhile, several protesters sustained suffocation from gas inhalation, including Minister Walid Assaf, the chairman of the Colonization and Wall Resistance Commission.




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