Israeli occupation forces (IOF) on Monday morning, deliberated fired dozens of tear gas canisters at the Palestinian local girls school in Hebron, leaving 15 young girls to suffocated as a result.
Local sources said to PNN that Israeli soldiers deliberately fired tear gas canisters towards the ranks of al-Zahra girls school located in the southern part of Hebron’s old city.
Israeli soldiers claimed they fired back to a group of boys that were stone-throwing.
The sources added that the IOF deliberately and intentionally fired this large quantity of tear gas canisters at the girls school, with no reason.
The 15 affected girls were all transferred to Mohammad Ali Hospital for treatment.
For its part, the Palestinian Health Ministry confirmed that some 15 Palestinian students arrived at local hospital for treatment due to inhaling tear gas fired by the IOF.