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Suffocation cases reported among prisoners in Ofra prison
Suffocation cases reported among prisoners in Ofra prison
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West Bank, ALRAY - Al-Aseer prisoner club reported on Tuesday that a number of Palestinian detainees in Ofra prison inhaled teargas after Israeli units of repression broke into the cells.

 The club explained in a statement that Israeli units of repression still deployed in the prison and all cells is closed.

The statement pointed out that the peak of the repression operations was in cell 22 and 21, where two injuries were recorded among prisoners, and one of the prisoners was transferred to other cell, after he confronted the forces of repression.

The club warned of the consequences of the repression that takes place against prisoners, targeting their rights.

Commission of detainees and ex-detainees' affairs explained that Al-Durrour and Al-Yamaz forces stormed cells No. 5 and 12 in section 16 early Monday morningThe repression units assaulted some prisoners, isolated two prisoners in the cells, and transferred a third prisoner, to another prison.

More than 1000 prisoners are detained in Ofra prison, including children.

Palestinian prisoners are subjected from time to time to attacks from the oppression forces affiliated with the Israeli Prison Authority.

​The occupation authorities detain approximately 5,000 Palestinian prisoners, distributed among nearly 23 investigation, detention and imprisonment centers, including 180 children, 43 women detainees, 500 administrative detainees and 1,800 patients, including 700 in need of urgent medical intervention.