At least 15 Palestinians have been injured by Israeli forces at the fence separating besieged Gaza Strip from Israel, on Friday evening.
— Great Return March (@GreatReturnMa) January 4, 2019
The Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza confirmed that 12 of those injured were injured with live bullets, while three paramedics were hit with tear-gas canisters.
— Sarah Wilkinson (@swilkinsonbc) January 4, 2019
Palestinian crowds were taking part in the 41st Friday of “The Great March of Return.”
Israeli forces opened live fire and tear-gas bombs towards protesters.
State of Palestine: 15 Palestinians injured at Gaza 'March of Return' protest https://t.co/kwyZe2FxFN
— Joe Catron 🌹 (@jncatron) January 4, 2019
“The Great March of Return” protests were launched on March 30 by thousands of Palestinian civilians in Gaza — which has suffered from a decade-long Israeli siege — who took to the borders to demand their right of return as refugees to their original homelands, now in present-day Israel.
(Ma’an, PC, Social Media)