During the day in clashes with Israeli police killed two Palestinians, more than 1 thousand have suffered
CAIRO, 9 December. /TASS/. Two Palestinians were killed and more than 1 thousand Arabs were injured in days of clashes between residents of the occupied Palestinian lands with Israeli police. Such data, as reported by the electronic website of the newspaper Al-Masry Al-Youm, led on Saturday by the Ministry of health of Palestine.
According to the Ministry, by the end of the last day the total number of victims, including received gas poisoning during clashes with police Palestinians has reached 1.1 thousand people, the vast majority of them in cities of the West Bank of the Jordan river.
However, in the Gaza strip killed two participants of the protests — 54-year-old Maher ATA-Alla and Mahmoud al-Masri, who was 30 years old. Both were killed by shots from a firearm. Earlier, the Ministry of health also reported three received gunshot wounds to the Palestinians who are in serious condition.
Mass demonstrations of Palestinians in protest against the made USA decision on the recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel held on Friday in the occupied West Bank of the Jordan river and in the Eastern part of the Gaza strip. Thousands of Arabs took to the streets of cities and towns in which night, the Israeli authorities significantly increased security measures, anticipating demonstrations by local residents after the Friday noon prayer.
On Wednesday, the President of the United States Donald trump, speaking at the White house, said that the time has come to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish state. The head of the us administration instructed the state Department to begin preparing to transfer the American Embassy from tel Aviv to Jerusalem.