ISRAEL KILLS ONE, WOUNDS 18 IN BESIEGED GAZA DURING THE GREAT RETURN MARCH

One person has been killed and 18 wounded by Israel’s occupation forces during the 40th Great Return March Friday demonstration in the besieged Gaza Strip on December 28th.

Karam Mohamed No’man Fayyad(26) was shot in head east of Khan Younis in the southern part of the small coastal enclave around 16:00 pm local Palestine time. He was standing 150 meters from the border with ethnically cleansed Palestine 1948 when he was shot. Fayyad died in hospital before 18:00, when his death was announced.

According to his family, he suffered from ‘a mental disorder’. He is the eight physically or mentally handicapped person who has been killed by Israeli troops during the Great Return March, which started on March 30th.

Among the 18 wounded are 4 children and 2 paramedics, one male and one female, and one journalist. One of the children was shot in neck by Israeli sniper. Two of the wounded suffered ‘life-threatening injuries’.

Beyond the people directly physically wounded, hundreds of people suffered from effects of tear gas inhalation.

(Source / 29.12.2018)

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