Seven Palestinians Shot Dead and 65 Injured by Israeli Forces in Gaza

(Mohammed Assad, MEMO, file)

Seven Palestinians were killed and 65 others were injured Friday after Israeli forces opened fire at a demonstration in eastern Gaza, a medical official said.

“Five Palestinians were killed by Israeli gunfire during clashes with Israeli forces in al-Shujaiyeh neighborhood east of Gaza City,” Ashraf Al-Qedra, spokesman of the Gazan Ministry of Health, said.

At least 65 others were injured after Israeli forces opened fire, he added.

The Israeli army, for its part, said that 200 Palestinians had approached the border fence from the Gaza side.

– To read more and view all images: Seven Palestinians Shot Dead and 65 Injured by Israeli Forces in Gaza – Middle East Monitor

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