A Palestinian teenager was killed by Israeli forces during demonstrations along Gaza’s northern border with Israel.
— Days of Palestine (@DaysofPalestine) October 3, 2018
Ahmed Abu Habel, 15, succumbed to a head wound after being hit with a tear gas canister fired by Israeli soldiers near a checkpoint between Israel and the besieged enclave.
Twenty-four others were injured, the spokesperson for Gaza’s health ministry, Ashraf al-Qidra, said.
May his soul rest in peace ?
Palestinian mother bids farewell to her 15-yo son (Ahmed Abu Habel) who was hit directly in the head by a tear-gas canister by Israeli forces during demonstrations in northern Gaza Strip today.
fr. QudsNen/ 4 h.ago#Freedom4Palestinian ?? pic.twitter.com/GHj4tVvpO3
— KAKAPO➤Endangered (@178kakapo) October 4, 2018
Israel’s military did not comment on the specific incident but a spokeswoman told AFP that soldiers had “fired live rounds in accordance with the rules of engagement” as protesters massed along the border.
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