Teen Injured in Gaza Protests Succumbs to Wounds

13 Feb
3:42 AM

 A Palestinian teenager succumbed to the wounds he sustained after being shot and injured by Israeli forces, during the Great March of Return protests along the borderline area, to the east of al-Bureij refugee camp, in the central Gaza Strip, said medical sources.

Medical sources at at Shuhada al-Aqsa Hospital in Deir el-Balah  announced, according to WAFA, that Hassan Nofal, age 17, from al-Nuseirat refugee camp, in the central Gaza Strip, succumbed to serious injuries he sustained late Friday, after being shot by Israeli forces as he participated in the Great March of Return protests, to the east of al-Bureij refugee camp.

Six others, including two seriously, were also injured by Israeli forces’ gunfire. They were transferred to hospital for medical treatment.

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Chris Carlson is a student of religion at Mount Mercy University, United States, and has been a regular volunteer with the IMEMC since 2013. He assisted in providing extensive coverage of the 2014 Israeli military offensive on the Gaza Strip and continues, into the present day, with the issues at hand. He can be reached via email at c h r i s @ i m e m c . o r g.

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