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Massive participation in funeral of child shot at Gaza protest

Apr 13 2019

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Thousands of Palestinian citizens in the Gaza Strip attended on Friday evening the funeral of a child who was shot dead earlier on the same day by an Israeli soldier during his participating in a March of Return rally in the north of the coastal enclave.

The funeral procession of 15-year-old Maysara Abu Shallouf moved from outside the Indonesian hospital in Jabalia to his home in Beit Hanoun, where his family bade him a final farewell before performing the funeral prayer at the Rayyan Mosque and laying him to rest at a municipal cemetery.

In the funeral , the mourners chanted slogans calling for avenging the death of Abu Shallouf and protecting the participants in the March of Return rallies from Israeli attacks.

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