Palestinian killed and hundreds wounded in “Great Return March”

PNN/ Gaza/

One Palestinian was killed and hundreds wounded in the “Great Return” march on Friday, ahead of the 70th Nakba anniversary and the US moving its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Palestinians have started the return marches starting March in areas all over the West Bank, Gaza and Jerusalem, where Israeli soldiers attacked the protesters with teargas grenades, rubber bullets and live ammunition.

The Palestinian ministry of health announced the killing of a 40-year-old in Khan Younis city as he was shot bu a rubber-coated metal bullets in the chest, on the southern Gaza border, while 176 suffered from injures, seven of them in a critical condition.

The protests also took place at the contact points in different cities, including the northern entrance of Bethlehem and Ramallah.

The American Administration is preparing the move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem next week, since US president Donald Trump declared the city as the capital of Israel amid rising tensions and international criticism.