Days of Palestine

Tuesday, January 31

Palestinians Bid Farewell To A Teen In Gaza

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Hundreds of Palestinians gathered on Saturday for the funeral of a teen killed by Israeli forces at the Great March of Return protest near the perimeter fence on Friday.

Hamza Mohammad Shteiwi, 18, was shot and killed by the Israeli forces snipers in the northern of the Gaza Strip, the Ministry of Health reported. 

Thousands of Palestinians marched along the border fence separating Gaza and the Palestinian territories occupied since 1948 on the 45th Friday of the Great March of Return.

Dozens of Palestinians were shot and wounded by the Israeli occupation forces “IOF”, using live bullets, while taking part in the Great March of Return along the Gaza separation fence on Friday.

The Ministry of Health spokesman said that Hasan Iyad Shalabi, 14 was shot and killed and other Seventeen Palestinians were injured with live ammunition and dozens of others suffocated by tear gas.

Since the demonstrations have begun, Israel used deadly force against the peaceful protesters, killed more than 260, and injured more than 27,000 others, 500 of whom are in critical condition.