Great March of Return
Gaza Post- GAZA//
"19-year-old Palestinian young man Khalil Abu Tir was martyred on Friday after he had been shot by Israeli soldiers in his abdomen east of the southern Gaza Strip city of Khan Younis during the weekly anti-Israel protests," Gaza Health Ministry said in a press statement.
The rallies or better known as the Great March of Return and Breaking the Israeli Siege started end of March last year.
The ministry said in an earlier statement on Friday that 50 demonstrators were injured; including 12 children, two females, three paramedics and one female journalist.
Field Paramedics said that the soldiers fired tear gas, rubber bullets and live gunshots at the demonstrators, adding that many of them were injuries and suffered suffocation after inhaling the Israeli tear gas.