One Palestinian civilians was killed and 14 other injured when the Israeli troops opened fire at the peaceful protest that took place and the Al Mentar crossing in the eastern part of the Gaza Strip on Thursday afternoon.

Medical sources identified the killed as Abed Al Kareem Aheel, 24; medics said that 3 of those injured are in critical conditions.

The protest was organized to protest the 11 months long Israeli siege on the Palestinian costal region.

Witnesses said that as soon as the attack of the soldiers took place, Israeli tanks and bulldozers invaded the nearby Palestinian farm lands and uprooted trees.