The israeli military estimates that around 40,000 demonstrators gathered in the border area, but most remained beyond the border, reports Reuters. According to the military, some protesters thrown stones, grenades and burning tires toward them. The military used tear gas.
Four palestinians have died in connection with today's protests, according to sjukvårdskällor in Gaza, writes Reuters. A person died near the border in the dawn, after several clashes during the night. Later in the day, was shot three 17-year-old boys to death during the protests. At least 300 people have been injured, said palestinian sjukvårdskällor according to the BBC. The israeli military has not commented on the data on deaths.
it is a year since major protests began, in turn, with the occasion of the anniversary of the killing of six palestinians during demonstrations against the markockupationer 1976.
the Protests happening are less than two weeks before parliamentary elections in Israel. During the past week, Israel has, on repeated occasions, allegations of the shooting of rockets from the Gaza strip, attacks which Israel answered with airstrikes. On Wednesday killed a palestinian in the attacks, and several people have been injured.