Israeli soldiers attack woman’s funeral in Beit Ummar

MENA , Saturday 2 Jul 2022

Israeli occupation forces on Friday attacked a Palestinian woman’s funeral in the town of Beit Ummar, in the southern West Bank province of Al Khalil (Hebron), according to local sources.

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Israeli occupation forces remove a demonstrator during a demonstration by Palestinians and international activists on July 1, 2022. AFP


Mohammad Awad, a local Palestinian activist, told WAFA that soldiers attacked the coffin of the Palestinian woman, as well as the pallbearers, as the funeral passed through the main entrance to the town.

He also said that the attacking soldiers fired live ammunition into the air, kicked the pallbearers, and fired teargas canisters and stun grenades in an attempt to disperse the funeral.

No injuries were reported.

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