Israeli soldiers made Sunday, dozens of students underwent the effects of inhalation of tear gas, in two villages of the government of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank.
The Israeli attacks took place in the town of Dar Salah and in the city of Teqoua during the activities that marked the 14thth anniversary of the death of President Yasser Arafat.
Non-violent local activist Sabri Jibril said the soldiers fired dozens of gas pumps and rubber coated steel balls at the Teqoua School for Boys and their surrounding areas.
He added that many students underwent the effects of inhalation by tear and that the school had to close the day to avoid a greater military escalation.
It is worth mentioning that the soldiers also detained the school principal and several teachers.
Many Palestinians protested then by the attack and threw stones to the invading soldiers, who fired rubber coated steel bullets, gas bombs and grenades of commotion.
The soldiers also closed the western and northern entrances of the people and prevented the Palestinians from entering or leaving.
In addition, the soldiers also attacked a school in the village of Dar Salah, east of Bethlehem, during a similar activity commemorating the death of Arafat.
A similar attack was directed to a school in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, causing many students and a teacher to suffer the effects of inhalation by lakes.