Hundreds Injured, 7 Dead as Thousands Demonstrate in Six Locations by Gaza Border Fence

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This report is being updated regularly.

Live feed from Israeli TV Channel 13.

Thousands have gathered with Palestinian Authority flags about 700 yards from the security fence in eastern Gaza, and thousands more in a tent compound deep in the area.

According to Arab reports, demonstrators entered the Erez industrial zone on the Gaza side of the security fence and broke security cameras.

Demonstrators burned signs bearing the portrait of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Donald Trump. The signs read “Jerusalem the capital of Palestine”

Dozens of Arab youths were injured by IDF rubber bullets in major rallies along the Gaza Strip border, even before the official marches planned to follow Friday prayers, around 2 PM local time, Ma’an reported Friday at noon. The Red Crescent crews on location are claiming 54 injuries in 6 confrontations along the border fence.

Hamas leader Yahya al-Senawar and Ismail Haniyeh, head of the terror group’s political bureau, took part in the clashes.

According to Ma’an, the masses continue to flock to the six sit-in areas announced by the Coordinating Committee for the Return in the Gaza Strip. A Ma’an correspondent claimed that tens of thousands from all across the Gaza Strip are congregating at the security fence east of Al-Shujaiya, east of Al-Bureij, east of Rafah and east of Khan Yunis.

Ha’aretz reported that five Arabs were injured from live IDF fire.

Update 2:00 PM: IDF estimates 17,000 Gazans have gathered by the border fence in 5 staging areas.

5 Gazans have been killed and 150 have been wounded after approaching the fence to damage it. At least one was trying to plant a bomb along the fence.

2:57 PM: Hamas sent a 7-year-old girl to rush the fence. IDF forces identified the child coming at them and made sure she got back safely to her parents.

Arab media reports 7 dead Gazans.

3:13 PM 20,000 Gazans are along the fence. A few hundred have been wounded during violent demonstrations.

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3 Comments on “Hundreds Injured, 7 Dead as Thousands Demonstrate in Six Locations by Gaza Border Fence”

  1. Hadenoughalready Says:

    Where’s that “stench spray” when you need it??? These reptiles won’t stop until Israel wipes them out.

  2. joopklepzeiker Says:

    Palestinians riot in violent clashes with IDF; several killed at Gaza border

    Hamas also sent a seven-year-old girl to march toward the border fence. An IDF spokesman said troops made sure she returned to her parents safely. “The terrorist organization Hamas is cynically using women and children by sending them toward the fence and endangering their lives,” he stated.

    As of 4 p.m., the Palestinian Health Ministry said the number of dead had risen to six with over 500 injured in events so far.
    https://worldisraelnews.com/

  3. joopklepzeiker Says:

    8 killed, hundreds injured along Israeli-Gazan border
    Over 20,000 Palestinians answered Hamas’ call to gather near the Israeli-Gazan border fence on Friday for the “March of Return.” Eight people were killed and hundreds were injured, according to Palestinian media outlets.
    http://www.jerusalemonline.com/news/middle-east/israeli-palestinian-relations/8-killed-in-massive-border-protests-35277


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