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Two Palestinians killed by Israeli gunfire

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (OBSERVATORY) — Two young Palestinians were killed on Friday by Israeli gunfire during clashes on the border between the Gaza Strip and Israel, the Hamas Health Ministry, the ruling movement in the Gaza Strip, said. Palestinian enclave.

Ali Al-Ashqar, 17, was shot in the neck east of Jabaliya in the northern Gaza Strip, AFP spokesman Achraf Al-Ahmed told AFP. Qoudra.

Khaled al-Rabai, 14, was shot in the stomach east of Gaza City, according to the Ministry of Health.

Contacted by AFP, the Israeli army did not wish to comment on the circumstances of these deaths.

She said in a statement that “6,200 rioters and demonstrators had gathered at different points of the border, throwing fire bombs and explosive devices”.

Since March 2018, the Gaza Strip has been the theater along the border fence with Israel weekly demonstrations usually accompanied by violence, including demanding the lifting of the strict Israeli blockade imposed for more than ten years to the enclave.

Since then, at least 308 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli gunfire, most of them in clashes with these rallies. Others died in Israeli strikes in retaliation for hostile acts from the enclave.

Seven Israelis were killed in the violence.

Israel and the Islamist movement Hamas have waged three wars since 2008.


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