Update By The Health Ministry: The soldiers injured 363 Palestinians (At least 30 with live fire). 14 Medics suffered the effects of teargas inhalation.
The Palestinian Health Ministry and the Red Crescent Society have reported that Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, twenty-three Palestinians with live fire, and caused dozens, including 10 medics, to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, while protesting on their lands, in several parts of the Gaza Strip.
They said the soldiers, shot seven Palestinians with live fire, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, before they were rushed to Nasser Hospital.
Many other Palestinians, including ten medics, suffered the effects of teargas inhalation, especially when the soldiers targeted them and their ambulances with gas bombs.
Three Palestinians were also injured with live fire, including one who suffered serious wounds, after the army opened fire on protesters north of Beit Hanoun, in the northern part of the coastal region; they were rushed to the Indonesian Hospital, in nearby Beit Lahia.
Furthermore, the soldiers shot five Palestinians with live fire, near the border fence east of Jabalia town, in northern Gaza, before they were rushed to the Indonesian Hospital.
In Rafah, in southern Gaza, the soldiers also attacked the protesters with live fire, wounding at least five, in addition to causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation.
In Khan Younis, in southern Gaza, the soldiers shot at least three Palestinians with live fire, and caused many others to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation.
Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, said the number of Palestinians injured by Israeli fire and gas bombs has arrived to 112.
He called on the international community to intervene, and stop the seriously escalating Israeli violations, including the targeting of unarmed protesters with live fire, the ongoing attacks against journalists and medics.
Israeli Army Injures Nine Palestinians In Gaza
Apr 13, 2018 @ 12:24
Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, three young men with live fire near Gaza city, and one in central Gaza, just as the protests started on Palestinian lands, near border areas, in the besieged Gaza Strip.
Update: Medical sources have confirmed that the number of wounded Palestinians, in several parts of the Gaza Strip, has reached nine.
Palestinian medical sources said Israeli army sharpshooters shot three young men east of the Zeitoun neighborhood, southeast of Gaza city.
They added that the three young men suffered moderate wounds, after the soldiers shot them with live rounds in their lower extremities.
Furthermore, the soldiers shot a young man with live fire, east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza.
The Israeli fire came just as the protesters were still gathering in many parts of the besieged coastal region, to start their popular nonviolent processions, demanding their Right of Return, and the liberation of Palestine.
First Published on: Apr 13, 2018 @ 15:38