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Dozens suffocate from Israeli teargas in Kafr Qaddum


QALQILIA, Friday, October 11, 2019 (WAFA) – Dozens of Palestinians suffocated today as Israeli occupation forces fired teargas at them while taking part in the weekly anti-settlements protest in the village of Kafr Qaddum in the northern West Bank, local sources said.

Israeli soldiers attacked the protesters by rubber-coated rounds and chased some of them,  causing many cases of suffocation from teargas but no injuries.

For many years, villagers from Kafr Qaddum and neighboring villages have been organizing a nonviolent protest on Fridays against illegal Israeli settlements, and to call on Israeli authorities to reopen the village’s main road, which has been sealed by the occupation authorities since 2002.



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