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7 Palestinians killed, 500 injured by Israeli army gunfire

At least seven Palestinian civilians were killed and dozens injured on Friday when the Israeli occupation army opened fire at the Palestinians protesting along Gaza border with the 1948 occupied Palestinian territories.
Thousands of Palestinians took part in the protests of the 27th Friday of the Great March of Return which was named “Friday of al-Aqsa Intifada”.
According to Gaza’s Health Ministry, the martyrs were identified as Mohammed al-Houm, 14, Iyad al-Shaer, 18, Mohammed Shakhsa, 24, Mohammed Inshasi, 18, and Mohammed al-Awawda, 26. The identity of two other martyrs is still unknown.
Spokesman for the ministry Ashraf al-Qedra said that 506 Palestinians were injured, 90 of whom by live ammunition, and three of whom are in critical condition.
Among the injured are 35 children, four women, four paramedics, and two journalists.
The Higher National Committee for the Great March of Return earlier this week called for the largest participation in the activities of the 27th Friday of the Great March of Return which would be organized particularly to mark the anniversary of al-Aqsa Intifada.
The committee in a statement affirmed that Gaza border protests will continue until the siege is lifted and refugees are allowed to return to their homes from which they were expelled in 1948.