Medical sources in the Gaza Strip have reported, Friday, that at least 17 Palestinians were injured by Israeli army fire, in different parts of the besieged coastal region, and that one of the wounded suffered a serious injury.Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, said the clashes took place in various areas, close to the border fence.

He added that 15 of the wounded Palestinians were shot with live Israeli army rounds, in the al-Farahin area, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, and that one of them suffered a serious injury.

Dr. Al-Qedra also said that two Palestinians were also injured, while on their way back into the Gaza Strip, after praying in the Al-Aqsa Mosque.

The Israeli army used launchers that can fire dozens of gas bombs, causing many residents to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation.