Saturday, Aug. 19
Latest News
  1. Israeli forces extend the remand of mother and brother of Omar al-Abed
  2. Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon rocked by deadly clashes
  3. Palestinian shot after allegedly stabbing, injuring Israeli soldier
  4. Israeli forces injure 3 Palestinians with live ammunition during raids
  5. Israel releases 19-year-old extremist Israeli from detention
  6. Israeli settlers throw rocks at Palestinian homes in Hebron city
  7. Israeli forces shoot, injure Palestinian in the chest in Gaza
  8. Egypt closes Rafah crossing after 4 day opening
  9. Israeli forces suppress weekly march in Kafr Qaddum
  10. Palestinian leadership condemns attack in Barcelona that left 13 dead

Israeli forces fire tear gas in elderly Palestinian woman's home during night raid

Jan. 10, 2017 1:03 P.M. (Updated: Jan. 10, 2017 3:46 P.M.)
(File)
QALQILIYA (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces injured an elderly Palestinian woman with tear gas during an overnight raid in the village of Kafr Qaddum in the occupied West Bank district of Qalqiliya, witnesses told Ma’an on Tuesday.

Israeli soldiers broke into the home of Shafiqa Ahmad Abd al-Qadir Jumaa late on Monday night and fired tear gas inside her house, causing her to suffer from tear gas inhalation.

The eyewitness sources added that Jumaa also sustained minor bruises during the raid.

Locals said that Israeli soldiers broke into five other houses in Kafr Qaddum, and beat another village resident, identified as Majid Abd al-Mumin Jumaa.

An Israeli army spokesperson told Ma’an that they were looking into the reports.

Israeli forces carry out raids in Palestinian communities on a near-nightly basis, with the UN documenting 178 such operations across the occupied West Bank from Dec. 13 to Dec. 26.
Powered By: HTD Technologies
Ma'an News Agency
All rights reserved © 2005-2017