Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Teenager Injured by Tear Gas Canister shot at him at close range by Israeli soldiers

Palestine News & Info Agency - WAFA
 HEBRON, September 19, 2012 (WAFA) – A 17-year-old Palestinian Wednesday was severely injured by a gas bomb canister shot at him at close range by Israeli soldiers during confrontations in al-Fawwar refugee camp, south of Hebron, according to the injured Palestinian’s father.

The father of Alaa al-Balasi told WAFA that Israeli soldiers stormed the camp, leading to confrontations between them and the residents, during which soldiers fired a tear gas canister directly at al-Balasi from a distance of 5 meters, causing him severe burns.

He was transferred to hospital for treatment.