Israeli occupation forces shot and wounded 72 peaceful Palestinian protesters during Friday protests of Great March of Return and Breaking the Siege in Gaza.
According to Al-Mezan Centre for Human Rights said that the number included 24 children, two women, one paramedic and two journalists.
The protests started on 30 March 2018 to call for ending the 13-year-old strict and oppressive Israeli siege imposed on Gaza, as well as to reinforce the Palestinians’ right of return to their homeland they were forced out in 1948.
Since the start of the protests, the Israeli occupation forces have killed 306 Palestinians, including 44 children, two women, nine disabled, two journalists and four paramedics.
In addition, they have wounded 17,318 protesters, including 4,141 children, 777 women, 172 journalists and 201 paramedics.
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