Israeli forces shot, wounded 95 protesters in Gaza

Jul 06,2019

Palestinians stage weekly protests along the eastern side of Gaza, calling for ending the 12-year-old Israeli siege and reinforcing the right of return.

The Israeli occupation forces shot and wounded 95 Palestinian protesters during the weekly protest of the Great March of Return in Gaza, medical sources said.

In a statement, the Palestinian ministry of health in Gaza said that the 95 wounded protesters included 32 children, six women, one paramedic and one journalist.

The Palestinians took the eastern side of Gaza on the 65th Friday as part of the protests of the great March of Return and Breaking the Siege.

Since the start of the protests, the Israeli occupation forces have killed 207 protesters, including 44 children, two women, nine disabled, two journalists and four paramedics.

During the same period, the Israeli occupation forces have wounded 17,246 protesters, including 4,110 children, 744 women, 171 journalists and 202 paramedics.

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