IOF attacks journalist at Bethlehem sit-in protest

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BETHLEHEM, PALESTINOW.COMDozens of journalists, Sunday, suffered from suffocation after inhaling tear gas fired at them by Israeli forces during a solidarity sit-in, held in support of injured photojournalist Moath Amarneh, to the north of the occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem.

Local witnesses told WAFA that Israeli soldiers fired a barrage of tear gas bombs towards journalists who had organized a sit-in at the northern entrance of Bethlehem city, in solidarity with Amarneh, who lost his left eye after being seriously injured by a metallic bullet fired by an Israeli soldier, in the Surif region of the Hebron governorate, where he was covering a protest against land confiscation.

Two journalists were detained during the sit-in.

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