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Two students inured during Israeli assault on school near Nablus

Jerusalem24 – Today, Thursday, two students and a teacher were injured during an Israeli forces’ raid into al-Lubban al-Sharqiya village school, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, local sources confirmed.

Yasser Ghazi, school principal, told WAFA that the Israeli soldiers hit two students and tried to choke one of them as they were heading to their school located off the main Ramallah-Nablus road.

Moreover, Israeli forces fired tear gas bombs at the school, resulting in several suffocation injuries among students and teachers.

Ghazi added that for the fourth day in a row after Israeli soldiers and settlers blocked the village entrance and prevented the students from reaching their school

Yacoub Awais, head of al-Lubban al-Sharqiya village council, told WAFA dozens of settlers gathered at the entrance of the village and intentionally prevented the students from reaching their school in order to disrupt education.

He said the settlers blocked the main entrance of the village also disrupting attempts by residents to go to their workplaces.

Nadeen Alshaer

Alshaer is a Palestinian journalist, a Birzeit University graduate with a B.A. in TV and Radio Broadcasting Journalism. Alshaer has 6 years of experience in journalism. She currently works as a reporter, editor and presenter/producer for PBC-Palestine TV and Jerusalem24 radio. She’s a UN and Kelley School of Business alumna.

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