Veteran Palestinian peace-activist dies after inhahling Israeli teargas

PNN/ Hebron/

A Palestinian old man on Wednesday has died of asphyxiating on teargas fired by Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) during clashes that erupted in Hebron city.

The clashes erupted at Container checkpoint following the funeral of a Palestinian teen who was earlier shot and killed by Israeli fire, PIC said.

The old man was identified as Hashem al-Azzeh. IOF have repeatedly tried to seize his home in Tel Rumeida neighborhood in the old city, which is surrounded by illegal settlements.

Al-Azzeh was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced died after suffering excessive tear gas inhalation.


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