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Palestinian killed by Israeli fire in Gaza-Israel border protests

PALESTINE (OBSERVATORY) – Health officials say a 28-year-old Palestinian has been killed by Israeli fire in protests on the Gaza-Israel border.

The Palestinian Ministry of Health announced Friday (April 13th) that a young man was shot dead by the Israeli army.

The student died of injuries sustained by Israeli forces east of Gaza, according to WAFA news agency.

Two young men were wounded by live ammunition, live ammunition and dozens of people in a confrontation with the Israeli army south of Nablus on Friday.

Dozens were taken to the Salfit government hospital for treatment.

Since March 30, thousands of Palestinians have demonstrated against the Israeli border to participate in the “March of Return”, which was called for by various Palestinian factions in the West Bank, Gaza Strip and the 1948 territories.

The National Committee for the ” March of Return ” set up tents along the Gaza Strip border 700 meters from the border fence with the Israeli army, in conjunction with the commemoration of the Palestinian “Land Day”.

During the protests, dozens of Palestinians were killed by the Israeli army , while thousands were wounded by live bullets, rubber bullets and gas snipers, and last Friday carried the name “Jumah al-Kutuk”, where Palestinians burned tires to confuse Israeli soldiers.