Israel’s army said it had launched airstrikes on the besieged Gaza Strip early on Saturday, following Israeli violence at the Gaza fence that saw a Palestinian teenager shot dead and many injured.
— Palestine (@OccuPalGaza) July 14, 2018
The health ministry in the besieged enclave said that 220 Palestinians were injured in Friday’s protests on the Gaza border in addition to 15-year-old Othman Rami Halles who was shot dead.
A Palestinian child was killed today and another 43 people were wounded, during a protest in Gaza, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry in the besieged Gaza Strip. https://buff.ly/2La0HX6
Palestinians in Gaza have been demonstrating against Israel’s decade-long blockade of the territory and in support of their right to return to lands they fled or were driven from during the war surrounding the creation of Israel in 1948.
Israeli warplanes carried out an airstrike on an empty land near the town of Beit Hanoun, in northern Gaza Strip, today. No injuries were reported. pic.twitter.com/ytU3qamlgU
— Palestinians abroad (@PalesAbroadE) July 12, 2018
Since the protests began on March 30, they have been violently quashed by the Israeli army. Nearly 140 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire.
— Palestine Chronicle (@PalestineChron) July 13, 2018
The majority of those killed were non-violent protesters, as well as journalists, bystanders, and a nurse, however, a small number were seeking to breach or damage the border fence.
No Israelis have been killed.
(Al-Araby Al-Jadeed, PC, Social Media)