55 Palestinians killed, over 2,700 injured in Gaza protests Published: Tue, 15-May-2018

55 Palestinians have been killed by the Israeli military and more than 2,700 others injured alongside the eastern borders of the Gaza Strip during Monday protests.

Seven of the slain Palestinians were minors under the age of 18, including one girl. At least 203 of the injured were children and 79 women.

According to the reports, 918 Palestinians were injured with live ammunition, 746 tear-gas inhalation cases, 98 shrapnel injuries, and five wounded with rubber bullets.

Two medics and four security forces were also among the martyrs, while four medics and 12 journalists were injured.

Tens of thousands of Palestinians gathered at the Gaza border since the morning heeding calls for mass rallies to protest the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem and to mark the 70th anniversary for the Palestinian Nakba.

55 Palestinians have been killed by the Israeli military and more than 2,700 others injured alongside the eastern borders of the Gaza Strip during Monday protests.

Seven of the slain Palestinians were minors under the age of 18, including one girl. At least 203 of the injured were children and 79 women.

According to the reports, 918 Palestinians were injured with live ammunition, 746 tear-gas inhalation cases, 98 shrapnel injuries, and five wounded with rubber bullets.

Two medics and four security forces were also among the martyrs, while four medics and 12 journalists were injured.

Tens of thousands of Palestinians gathered at the Gaza border since the morning heeding calls for mass rallies to protest the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem and to mark the 70th anniversary for the Palestinian Nakba.

Source: Palestinian Information Center