IOF Kills three Palestinians, Including 14-year Old in Gaza Border Clashes

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Three Palestinians were killed by Israeli army fire during clashes along the Israel-Gaza border fence Friday, Gaza’s Health Ministry said.

The three Palestinians, including a minor, were killed and 80 others were injured or suffocated from teargas on Friday as Israeli forces attacked the Great March of Return protests at Gaza-Israel border, according to the Ministry of Health.

IOF fired live bullets and rubber-coated steel rounds at the protesters who gathered at many encampments along the border, killing a 14-year-old teenager, who was not yet identified, and a young man in the thirties 80 others were also injured, including 15 by live bullets.

Some of the wounded were moved to hospital and others were treated in the field hospitals.

177 Palestinians have been killed and 17,500 others injured since the outbreak of the Gaza border protests on March 30.

The protests call for ending the 12-year-long Israeli blockade of Gaza and for the right of return of the refugees.