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Israeli occupation forces kill Palestinian, wound 71 others in Gaza

28 July, 19

Israeli occupation forces killed one peaceful Palestinian protester and wounded 71 others during 68th Friday protests of Great March of Return and Breaking the Siege in Gaza.

Palestinian medical sources said that protester Mohamed Ahmed al-Qarra, 23, was shot in the abdomen in the east of Khan Younis, south of the Gaza Strip.

According to the medical sources, he was rushed to hospital in serious condition and received life-saving treatment, but at the end of the day he was pronounced dead.

Regarding the wounded, Al-Mezan Centre for Human Rights, the number included 30 children, three women, and one paramedic.

The protests started on 30 March 2018 to call for ending the 13-year-old strict and oppressive Israeli siege imposed on Gaza, as well as to reinforce the Palestinians’ right of return to their homeland they were forced out in 1948.

Since the start of the protests, the Israeli occupation forces have killed 312 Palestinians, including 44 children, two women, nine disabled, two journalists and four paramedics.

In addition, they have wounded 17,534 protesters, including 4,216 children, 784 women, 175 journalists and 204 paramedics.