Israeli soldiers shot, Wednesday, at least thirteen Palestinians in the ongoing processions of the Great Return March, on Palestinian lands across the eastern parts of the Gaza Strip.
The Palestinian Health Ministry said the soldiers injured thirteen Palestinians, and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, in addition to cuts and bruises.
At least three Palestinians were shot near Al-Awda (The Return) Camp, east of Gaza city, in addition to several injuries east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza.
Injuries were also reported near the Al-Awda camps, east of Khan Younis, in southern Gaza, and east of Jabalia, in the northern part of the coastal region.
It is worth mentioning that dozens of Israeli sharpshooters have been deployed in the sniper posts, and on the sand hills across the perimeter fence, as thousands of Palestinians started arriving in the Return camps.
In related news, Israeli navy ships fired live rounds and rubber-coated steel bullets at Palestinian fishing boats in Gaza territorial waters, wounding one fisherman, identified as Morad al-Hassi, 22, from the Shatiâ refugee camp, west of Gaza.
Medical sources said the fisherman was shot with a rubber-coated steel bullet, and suffered mild-to-moderate wounds.
Also Wednesday, the Health Ministry in Gaza has reported that Israeli soldiers have killed 305 Palestinians, including 59 children, ten women, three medics and two journalists, since the Great Return March procession started, in the coastal region, on Palestinian Land Day, March 30th, 2018.
Israeli Soldiers Eight Palestinians In Gaza
May 15, 2019 @ 14:48
Update: The Health Ministry in Gaza has confirmed that Israeli soldiers injured eight Palestinians, and caused many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, during the ongoing processions, in the Gaza Strip.
It said the soldiers fired dozens of live rounds, and high-velocity gas bombs at the protesters, wounding eight.
Israeli Soldiers injure Many Palestinians In Gaza
May 15, 2019 @ 14:12
Israeli soldiers injured, Wednesday, many Palestinians during processions on their lands near the perimeter fence, along the eastern parts of the Gaza Strip, causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, while thousands of Palestinians prepare to mark the Palestinian Nakba.
At the time of this report, three Palestinians were shot with live fire, east of Gaza city and east of the al-Boreij refugee camp in central Gaza.
Dozens of Palestinians suffered the effects of teargas inhalation, in several parts of the coastal region.
Eyewitnesses said the soldiers, stationed in their fortified posts and behind sand hills across the fence, fired live rounds and a barrage of gas bombs at hundreds of Palestinians.
They added that the army is still bringing more soldiers to the area, in addition to using trucks to spray the protesters with wastewater mixed with chemicals.