Gaza boy shot by Israeli sniper last week succumbed to wounds

Aug 28,2021

During similar demonstrations took place two years ago, the Israeli occupation forces killed 215 civilians, including 47 children, two women, nine persons with disabilities, four paramedics and two journalists.

Omar abu Neel, a Palestinian boy who was shot and seriously wounded by Israeli sniper during peaceful protest organised in Gaza last Saturday, succumbed to his wounded.

Medical sources said that Abu Neel, 12, was shot in the head during a protest near the eastern Gaza fence in Malka area, east of Gaza city.

Omar, from Al Tuffah neighborhood, who was shot by an Israeli sniper along with 40 other peaceful protesters, underwent lifesaving treatment for a week.

He remained in a critical condition at the Intensive Care Unit until he succumbed to his serious wounds on Saturday at dawn.

Israeli media reported that the Israeli soldier, who opened fire at the Palestinian protesters, was shot and seriously wounded.

During similar demonstrations took place two years ago, the Israeli occupation forces killed 215 civilians, including 47 children, two women, nine persons with disabilities, four paramedics and two journalists.

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