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Settler opens fire on Palestinian school.

Jerusalem24 – Today, Sunday, a settler opened fire at the Al-Khansa Elementary School for Boys, in the town of Taqu`, east of Bethlehem.

The Administrative Manager of the Education Directorate in Bethlehem, Bassam Jaber, reported that a settler got off a bus carrying a group of settlers, and opened fire at the school as students were in their classrooms; causing panic and fear.

He added that the settler returned with another group of settlers, who remained in the vicinity of the school.

In a later development, Jabr confirmed that female students from the fifth grade and above in the Al-Jarmaq Basic Schools for Girls and Al-Khansa’a were evacuated for their own safety.

Mohammad Hamayel

Ramallah based journalist, Mohammad graduated from Al-Quds University with a B.A. in Media and Television. He has covered the 2015 Jerusalem Intifada as well as the Great March of Return for international media outlets. currently an editor/presenter at Jerusalem24. A UN alumni and a follower of global events and politics, especially American affairs.

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