In clashes with the Israeli military on the borders of Gaza killed two Palestinians
GAZA, may 14 — RIA Novosti. Two Palestinians were killed and over 250 injured by bullets and gas in clashes with Israeli troops on the borders of the Gaza strip, told RIA Novosti the official representative of the local health services, Ashraf al-Kidra.
The Israelis pulled together additional forces to the enclave, fearing the attempts of a crowd of thousands to break through the border in the Wake of outrage at the opening of the American Embassy in Jerusalem.
“Killed two Palestinians, the number of victims reaches 257 people and 150 of them injured fighting with bullets,” — said the Agency interlocutor.
The Israeli military counted about 10 thousand of the rioters, who are the ten sites along the borders of the Gaza strip. Adjacent to the enclave areas, the army declared a closed area, and promises to strictly prevent “encroachments on state sovereignty”.
Earlier it was reported that demonstrations and rallies, fraught with clashes with the Israeli military, are expected on Monday — the opening day of the US diplomatic mission in Jerusalem, which the us President, Donald trump declared capital of the Jewish state contrary to the claims of Palestinians in its Eastern part.
Transfer the American Embassy from tel Aviv to Jerusalem will take place on 14 may, the day of the 70th anniversary of the founding of Israel.