The slain toddler
OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– A 20-months old toddler on Sunday evening died of serious burns he sustained after the fall of a tear gas grenade fired by Israeli troops into the house of his family in Qalandiya refugee camp near occupied Jerusalem.
Local sources said the Israeli troops fired tear gas grenades during confrontations that took place in the camp and near its checkpoint in protest at Israel’s military aggression against the Gaza people.
A medical source also said that the slain child was a 20-month old toddler named Najeeb Ahmed Najeeb.
The source added that the doctors in Palestine hospital tried their best to save the child of serious burns he suffered when an Israeli tear gas canister fell into the house burning the matters he was sleeping on.
In an earlier incident, a 13-year old child also sustained serious injuries when an Israeli soldier fired live ammunition at him during a protest supporting Gaza in Bab Al-Zawiya in Al-Khalil city.
A medical source in the city hospital said the child, Ibrahim Abu Eisha, suffered serious fractures in his skull.