Health Ministry: “Israeli Soldiers Killed 305 Palestinians Since March 30th, 2018”

15 May 1:35 PM

The Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has reported that Israeli soldiers have killed 305 Palestinians, including 59 children, ten women, three medics and two journalists, since the Great Return March procession started, in the coastal region, on Palestinian Land Day, March 30th, 2018, until May 15, 2019.

The Health Ministry said the soldiers killed 305 Palestinians, and injured 17335 others, since March 30th of 2018, and added that among the slain Palestinians are 59 children, ten women and one elderly.

Among the wounded Palestinians are 3565 children, 1168 women and 104 seniors; 564 of the injured Palestinians suffered serious wounds, 7345 suffered moderate injuries and 9426 sustained mild wounds.

It also said that the soldiers shot 7069 Palestinians with live fire, 942 with rubber-coated steel bullets, 2458 suffered the severe effects of teargas inhalation, 1678 were injured by fragments of gas bombs, 2226 were injured by fragments from bullets and other types of Israeli projectiles, while 2962 carious suffered cuts and lacerations.

1685 of the wounded were injured in the head and neck, 2438 in the arms and hands, 797 in the chest and back, 683 in the pelvis and abdomen, 8306 in their lower extremities, and 3426 multiple injuries to several parts of their bodies.

The Ministry also said that there have been 136 cases of amputations; 122 in the lower extremities, and 14 in the arms or hands.

3760 of the wounded were injured in northern Gaza, 5655 in Gaza, 2722 in Central District, 3270 in Khan Younis, and 1928 in Rafah, in the southern parts of the coastal region.

The Israeli army also killed three medics, identified as Mousa Abu Hassanein, Razan Najjar and Abdullah al-Qotati, injured 680 others, in addition to causing damage to 118 ambulances.

Furthermore, the army killed two journalists, identified as Yasser Mortaja and Ahmad Abu Hussein, and injured dozens.

(Source / 15.05.2019)

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