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But a new investigation conducted by the Harvard Injury Control Research Center shows that suicide via suffocation has actually increased, Catherine Barber reported at the annual conference of the American Association of Suicidology.
NABLUS, October 21, 2011 (WAFA) - A group of settlers attacked on Friday Palestinians, Israeli and foreign solidarity volunteers helping farmers to harvest olives in the village of Jalud, south of Nablus, injuring four of them and causing three suffocation cases, according to local sources.
Several Palestinians suffered from suffocation by tear gas shot by Israeli army