At least 31 Palestinians were injured today by live bullets and many others by rubber-coated rounds, as Israeli forces attacked dozens of protesters taking part in the weekly March of Return at the fence separating Gaza from Israel, according to medical sources.
Israel responsible for yet another horrific injury to a Palestinian child
࿐ This boy has suffered a serious injury after being hit by an israeli tear gas canister to his head during Great March of Return in Gaza today#GroupPalestine#قروب_فلسطيني
— 🖤✦ Ᾰ ღ ✦___🍃🕊 (@Betelgeuse100) November 8, 2019
Israeli soldiers stationed at the separation fence fired live bullets and rubber-coated steel rounds at the protesters who gathered at many encampments along the border for the weekly March of Return protests, injuring 31 protesters by live bullets and many others by rubber-coated rounds.
Dozens of protesters also sustained inhalation from teargas fired by the Israeli forces.
— alQuds (@palestine_hb) November 8, 2019
Some of the wounded were moved to hospital and many others were treated in the field hospitals.
Over 310 Palestinians have been killed and about 18,500 others injured by Israeli forces since the outbreak of the Great March of Return protests at Gaza border on March 30, 2018.
104 Palestinians, including 43 children & a paramedic, were shot and injured by Israeli snipers during the 82nd week of Great Return March protests in Gaza.
One is in critical condition: Abed al-Rahman al-Hisami, 16, was shot with an explosive bullet in his leg. pic.twitter.com/NWtOhU5ap9
— Palestine Post 24 (@PalestinePost24) November 8, 2019
The weekly protests call for lifting the Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip and for the return of the Palestinian refugees to their ancestral homes in pre-1948 Palestine.
(Wafa, PC, Social Media)