Twenty-one Palestinians have been injured, Friday, during clashes with Israeli soldiers in areas close to the border fence in the besieged Gaza Strip, while one of the wounded suffered a serious injury.Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, said ten of the wounded Palestinians were shot with a live Israeli army rounds, four with rubber-coated steel bullets, and the rest suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation.

Dr. Al-Qedra added that the soldiers also fired rubber-coated steel bullets at a Palestinian ambulance while medics were trying to transfer wounded residents to hospitals.

Six Palestinians were shot east of the ash-Shejaeyya, one of them with a live round in the leg; two others were rubber-coated metal bullets, and three others suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation.

Four Palestinians were shot with rubber-coated metal in northern Gaza, one of them in the head, suffering a moderate injury, while four others were shot with live rounds, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.

Three of the wounded Palestinians in Khan Younis were shot in their legs, while a fourth resident suffered a serious back injury.

More clashes took place close to Natal Oz area, east of Gaza city, in addition to az-Zanna and Khuza’a, east of Khan Younis.

Three Palestinians were shot, close to the border fence, east of the al-Boreij refugee camp in central Gaza.