Days of Palestine

Friday, January 27

Bloody Friday. Israeli snipers kill 6 Palestinians in Gaza, wound 550 others

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In the 27th Friday protests of the Great March of Return in Gaza, Israeli occupation snipers killed six Palestinian protesters and wounded more than 550 others, including seven in critical conditions.

The Palestinian ministry of health named in a statement the six martyrs as: Naser Musabeh, 12, Mohammad al-Hoom, 14, Mohammad Inshasi, 18, Iyad al-Shaer, 20, Mohammad Haniyeh and Mohammad Shakhsa, both 24 years old.

According to the statement, the health ministry said that the martyrs included two children and a teenage.

It said that the martyrs were deliberately shot to be killed, stating all of them were shot in their upper extremities.

The statement also stated that 210 of the wounded were rushed to hospitals, including 35 children, four women, four paramedics and two journalists.

Since the start of the protests of the Great March of Return on 30 March, Israeli occupation snipers have killed 190 protesters, including 32 children and three women, and wounded more than 21,000 others.