Several thousands of Palestinians are followed on Saturday in the Gaza strip, a call to the radical Islamic Hamas, protests along the Israeli border. Israeli soldiers used tear gas to the protesters from the heavily fortified border to stop the fence, as AFP reported Reporter. Palestinians threw stones at Israeli soldiers and set tires on fire.
in The Morning, a 20-year-old Palestinian died on the border by gunfire from the Israeli army, such as the Hamas-led Ministry of health announced in the Gaza strip. According to eyewitnesses, he was more than a hundred meters from the border fence removed, as him the fatal shooting met. A spokesman for the Israeli army would not comment to the incident.
Two teenagers have been killed according to Palestinian reports, during violent clashes with Israeli soldiers on the Gaza border. A 17-Year-old had been shot in the chest, according to the Ministry of health in Gaza on Saturday.
A Palestinian succumbed on the Morning of his injuries after a confrontation on the eve.
at Least 316 Palestinians were injured, including 64 by gunfire, according to the Ministry of health in Gaza on Saturday. 15 had inhaled tear gas. The others were shot by rubber-coat or tear gas canisters hit.
in The Gaza strip, the ruling Hamas wants to remember the rallies on the first anniversary of the start of a massive wave of protest at the border. Mosques in Gaza called on Saturday over the loudspeakers to participate. According to Israeli army figures, about 40,000 participants gathered until the afternoon. The soldiers were "measures against rioters," said the army.
The neighboring country of Egypt sought on Saturday to mediate between Israel and Hamas. An Egyptian security delegation visited a Kundgebungsort near the city of Gaza. Egypt wants to prevent protests like in the past year, turn into week-long violence with numerous fatalities. Since the first "Grand March to the returnees" at 30. March 2018 had been killed in the weekly protests at least 258 Palestinians and two Israeli soldiers.Rally participants were on Saturday decided in their resistance against Israel. "We will venture up to the border, even if we die doing it," said the 21-year-old protester Joseph Sijada. "We don't go away. We return home to our country."
Palestinians commemorate the 30. In March, the "day of the soil", massive Land expropriations and six Israeli Arabs, on 30. March 1976 in the village of Sachnin the Israeli police had been killed. They had protested against the confiscation of Arab land.
protesters are demanding lifting of the Blockade
The Palestinians demand the "March of return", among other things, a lifting of the Blockade, imposed by Israel and Egypt on the Gaza strip. Also, you insist on a right to return to areas that today belong to Israel. Israel and Egypt's Blockade justified by security interests. The United States, Israel and the EU have classified the in the Gaza strip, the ruling radical Islamic Hamas as a terrorist organization. In the coastal strip, approximately two million people live in difficult conditions.
warned The Hamas and the militant Palestinian organization Islamic Jihad, that "any Aggression against the 'Million March' will be answered on 'land day' with resistance". Jihia al-Sinwar, the Gaza chief of Hamas, announced that the protests at the border fence in the future would go.
Egypt has sought, according to media reports in the past few days, a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas. The left-liberal Israeli newspaper "Haaretz" reported on Friday morning that Israel and Palestinian factions had reached an agreement. After that, the Hamas had agreed to the protesters on Saturday from the border fence. Israel will keep up against the destruction of the unrest back and, among other things, the importation of Goods into the Gaza strip easier.
A spokesman for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu did not want to speak first. A leading member of the Hamas said that Israel had given, according to of Egypt of its consent to demands for an easing of the Blockade on the Gaza strip.
Palestinian President calls for an independent state
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called for "day of the soil" once again an independent state of Palestine alongside Israel in the pre-1967 borders, with East Jerusalem as its capital. "The Suffering of our people, in 100 years, and the enormous sacrifices that have been rendered of this great nation will not be in vain," he said, according to the Palestinian news Agency Wafa.
The national Committee of the "March of return" from the Gaza strip had announced in the run-up to similar protests in Israel, in Jerusalem and the West Bank, as well as in several Arab and European countries. From the West Bank and Jerusalem, however, there were initially no reports of major actions. The national Committee also includes representatives of Hamas.
the protests were killed, according to the Ministry of health in Gaza within a year, 268 Palestinians and thousands injured. An Israeli soldier was shot and killed.
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