Israeli soldiers attacked Friday, dozens of Palestinian protesters near various border areas, in the besieged and improvised Gaza Strip, wounding 47 with live rounds, and 5 with rubber-coated steel bullets, while dozens suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation.The soldiers fired dozens of live rounds and gas bombs at scores of protesters, east of the Sheja‚Äôeyya neighborhood, east of Gaza City, especially close to the Nahal ‚ÄėOz Israeli military base, across the border fence, wounding 15 Palestinians with live rounds.
Medical sources at the Shifa Hospital in Gaza said the wounded suffered moderate injuries.
In addition, 32 Palestinians were shot with live rounds; one of them suffered a serious injury, while five Palestinians were shot with rubber-coated steel bullets, and many suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation, in clashes that took place with the soldiers, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.
They inured Palestinians were moved to the Nasser Hospital, in Khan Younis, suffering moderate injuries.
The soldiers also fired many gas bombs targeting homes in the al-Farahin area, east of Khan Younis.
Border areas in the coastal region have been witnessing frequent clashes with the soldiers, since October 1, especially east of Gaza city, east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, central Gaza, Khan Younis, and close to the Beit Hanoun (Erez) crossing, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip.