Feb 08 2019
As Palestinians living in Gaza continue the Great March of Return protests along the eastern parts of Gaza Strip near the Israeli separating fence in an attempt to break the siege imposed on the strip more than 12 years, Israel continues attacking the peaceful protesters.
The Palestinian Ministry of Health affirmed that Israeli forces shot and killed two children on the 46th Friday of the peaceful protests, 17 other protesters were injured, while hundreds suffered teargas inhalation.
The child Hasan Iyad Shalabi, 14, and Hamza Mohammad Shteiwi, 18 were shot and killed by the Israeli occupation snipers during the march, the Ministry of Health affirmed.
Three of the wounded were moved to the hospital in critical condition, local sources said.
More than 260 Palestinians have been killed and over 27,000 others injured by Israeli forces since the outbreak of the Great March of Return protests at Gaza border on March 30.
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