At least five Palestinians were injured near the fence separating Gaza from Israel on Friday as Israeli forces opened fire at hundreds of peaceful protesters, according to Palestinian news agency, Wafa.
This is Gaza today. pic.twitter.com/4KpTKu7LTB
— Muhammad Smiry ?? Gaza (@MuhammadSmiry) June 22, 2018
Four of the injured Palestinians were shot by Israeli soldiers north of the town of Beit Lahia, in the northern Gaza Strip.
They were taken to a nearby hospital for medical treatment.
The Israeli soldiers are shooting live bullets and tear gas canisters against the Palestinian peaceful protesters in the Great Return March camps right now.#GreatReturnMarch pic.twitter.com/e9KZICKWKR
— Great Return March (@GreatReturnMa) June 22, 2018
A fifth Palestinian was injured east of Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip.
— Palestine Chronicle (@PalestineChron) June 21, 2018
Since Palestinians began staging mass rallies near the Gaza-Israeli fence on March 30, scores of protesters have been killed and thousands more injured by gunfire from Israeli troops and snipers.
(Wafa, PC, Social Media)