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Saturday, April 28, 2018

Israeli Defense Forces Kill 3 Gaza Border Protesters, Wound 200 More

Gaza’s health ministry says three Palestinians have been killed and more than 600 injured, following intensifying conflicts along the Israeli border.
Israeli officials say hundreds of people rushed the border wall Friday, forcing Israeli defense forces to respond with deadly force.
Palestinians carry a wounded man during a protest at the Gaza Strip’s border with Israel, Friday, April 27, 2018. Palestinians converged on the Gaza border with Israel for a fifth round of weekly protests Friday, some throwing stones and burning tires, as a top U.N. official urged Israel to refrain from using excessive force against them. (AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra)
Israeli troops were stationed on their side of the border fence when protesters started making their way over the barrier.
IDF forces responded by firing live ammunition and tear gas at demonstrators at five locations on the Gazan side.
Israel says soldiers were following the proper rules of engagement.
Gazan medical officials said two people remain in critical condition with 200 more wounded.

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