AFP: the death toll in clashes on the border between Gaza and Israel, Palestinians have risen to 59

AFP: the death toll in clashes on the border between Gaza and Israel, Palestinians have risen to 59

According to the Agency, among the dead are eight-month-old girl died of tear-gas inhalation.


TASS, may 15. The number of Palestinians killed on Monday in clashes with Israeli security forces on Israel’s border with the Gaza strip, has increased to 59 people. This was reported on Tuesday Agency France-Presse, with reference to the management of health in Gaza.

The Agency notes that among the dead Palestinians has eight-month-old girl who died from tear-gas inhalation.

Mass demonstrations in Gaza in the framework of the “March of return” does not end with the end of March, when the Palestinians marked land Day in memory of the six Arabs killed in 1976 during protests against exclusion by the Israeli authorities of hundreds of land. Seven Fridays in a row they turned around collisions and disorder at the border.

Protests resumed on Monday morning in connection with the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Israel in Jerusalem in accordance with the decision of President Donald trump. Erupted on Monday, the unrest has already become the most violent since the end of March.

According to the information received, on Monday in separate places, the residents of the enclave tried to break the fence and break into the territory of the Jewish state. Protesters burned tires, threw stones at the soldiers and started burning kites for arson in Israel, as well as balloons with Palestinian flags. Israeli security forces in response sprayed the crowd with tear gas and opened fire on protesters from firearms.

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