The latest figures show that 14 Palestinians, including four children, were killed, while 1,434 were injured by Israeli forces during demonstrations between September 23 and October 6, at the Gaza border with Israel, according to a special situationÂ reportÂ by the World Health Organization (WHO) issued on Wednesday.
The report also said, according to WAFA, that from the 30th of March, the start of the March of Return protests on the Gaza borders with Israel, until the 6th of October, 205 Palestinians have been killed. Out of the total number killed, 190 people were killed by Israeli forces during the demonstrations and 15 people killed during Israeli attacks.
It said that, out of the total 1,434 injured, 737 patients required transfer to hospitals or clinics, including 150 children and 32 females. Of the hospitalized injured, 12 cases were critically life threatening, 245 moderate, 453 mild and the remaining 27 were unspecified cases.
In addition, said the WHO report, the total number of amputations during the entire period was 81, including 15 children and one female. Out of this total, 73 were lower limb amputations and 8 upper limb amputations.
Christopher Carlson is a full-time student of Religious Studies at Mount Mercy University, USA. He has been with the IMEMC since 2013. (email@example.com)