Days of Palestine

Tuesday, January 31

Israeli snipers killed two Palestinian boys in Gaza

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Israeli occupation snipers stationed along the barbed wire placed in the east of Gaza Strip shot dead on Friday two Palestinian boys during their participation in the activities of the Great March of Return.

Palestinian ministry of health said that Othman Hellis, 15, was shot dead while demonstrating in the east of the Gaza City.

“Hellis was shot with an exploding bullet in the head,” a statement said, noting he was killed immediately and taken dead to the hospital.

Meanwhile, the other boy, Nasser Shurrab, 17, died of his wounds sustained on Friday when he was protesting in the east of the southern Gaza city of Khan Younis.

The statement of the ministry of health stated that the Israeli snipers also wounded around 300 other protesters, including eight suffering serious injuries.