Nine Palestinians Killed In Renewed Gaza Border Protests

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Israeli troops facing off against some 20,000 protesters killed nine Palestinians on Friday, as clashes erupted along the fraught Gaza border, just a week after a mass demonstration led to violence and the bloodiest day since a 2014 war.

Gaza’s health ministry also reported that 408 Palestinians had been taken to hospitals and medical centers for treatment.┬áPalestinians burned mounds of tires and threw stones and Molotov cocktails at Israeli soldiers over the border fence, who responded with tear gas, water cannons and live fire.┬áThe Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said that several attempts were made to penetrate the border barrier, although none were successful.

Among the dead were journalist Yasser Murtaja, who was wearing a press vest when he was shot.

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{Matzav.com}

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