File photo: Israeli soldiers walking in front of Jerusalem Schoolchildren

IOF attack East Jerusalem school searching for “stone-throwers”

PNN/ Jerusalem/

Israeli occupation forces (IOF) on Monday morning broke into a Palestinian school in East Jerusalem looking for “stone-throwers” and called its headmaster for police interrogation.

According to the Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan, soldiers broke into the school, located in Ras Al-Armud looking for stone throwers, and then showered the school with random barrages of rubber bullets and sound bombs.

However, no injuries were reported in the assault.

Secretary of the parental committee of Silwan town, Issam Abbasi, condemned the attack, saying that soldiers spread in the schools street, which contains 9 schools and kindergartens, and have over 5,000 children of all ages, and that the army is preventing them from having a normal safe school enironment, Silwaic reported.

He added that the soldiers often search the students and write tickets to cars, and so they cause traffic and stall children from reaching their classes.

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