Saturday, 10 December 2011

Palestinian man dies of wounds from tear gas cannister assault at anti-wall protest

A Palestinian young man died of wounds sustained on Friday during an anti-wall and settlement protest in the village of Nabi Saleh near the West Bank city of Ramallah.

Mustafa Tamimi, 28 was pronounced dead Saturday after being hit with a teargas canister directly to his face at a short range.

Palestinian media sources said Tamimi was throwing rocks at the armored Israeli jeep when one of the soldiers opened the door and fired the teargas canister at him. more