Israeli soldiers injured, Tuesday, dozens of Palestinians, mainly schoolchildren, after firing gas bombs at them near the Ibrahimi Mosque, in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank.

The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the soldiers attacked dozens of Palestinians who were protested in Jroun Jarad area, and Abu ar-Reesh military roadblock at the southern entrance of the Old City and the Ibrahimi Mosque.

It added that dozens of Palestinians, especially schoolchildren suffered the effects of teargas inhalation, and received the needed treatment.

It is worth mentioning that dozens of students have to cross the military roadblock every day on their way to school and back home.