‘March of Return’: Four killed, 833 wounded as Palestinians clash with Israeli forces for the fifth week

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For the fifth week in a row, Palestinians have been clashing with the Israeli forces. On Friday, once again thousands participated in the  “March of Return” along the Gaza-Israel border  and four Palestinians were killed by the Israeli forces.

The killed included a 15 year old boy too. According to the Palestinian Health Ministry, 833 people have been wounded.

According to a report in the Haaretz, out of the 800 odd wounded, at least 174 were wounded by live Israeli fire. Out of them four were medical staff and six were journalists, reported the ministry.

Two of the wounded are said to be in critical condition, six in very serious condition and 234 in a moderate condition.

The Israeli Defence Forces said that more than 10,000 Palestinians participated in Friday’s events, saying “attempts have been made to harm security infrastructure, roll burning tires, hurl rocks and fly kites with flaming objects attached to them.”

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