According to the Ministry of Health, about 1,100 people were injured when demonstrators marched on a first day of demonstration planned for six weeks to a fence separating the Gaza Strip from Israel . The dead included a 16-year-old, the ministry said.
In the north of the Gaza Strip, CNN saw at least two dozen people taken away by ambulance in half an hour. The injuries varied from rubber bullets, tear gas and firearms fired by the Israeli military. Most were young men – one woman was among the injured.
A spokesman for the Palestinian Red Crescent in Gaza told CNN that 355 injuries were caused by live bullets and severe wounds on the head, stomach and back. The Red Crescent had built a field hospital in the eastern Gaza Strip and built a second hospital in the Middle East of Jabalia.
Tens of thousands of Palestinian demonstrators marched along the fence in Gaza, with smaller groups taking to the streets in the West Bank and on Friday in Israel on the road called a return march.
The protest coincides with the Palestinian state parliament recalling the confiscation of Palestinian land in Israel in 1
Before the protest on Friday, the organizers said The march would be non-violent, but warned (19659003) The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said in a statement that thousands of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip were rioting, rolling burning tires, and throwing stones at the security fence and flinging at IDF forces with riot forces and shoot at main stunner.
The IDF is "ready for the violent riots The Israeli official told CNN that two of those killed on Friday are members of Hamas, the political and militant group that controls Gaza Air Force also attacked three Hamas sites after alleged firing in northern Gaza was thwarted
In a Friday tweet, Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman warned Gaza residents that Hamas "is risking their lives. He added that anyone approaching the border "endangered his life."
A Palestinian farmer in Gaza named Omar Wahid Samur was killed Friday night in front of the Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza and another injured
In Referring to the incident, the IDF said an Israeli tank shot at two suspects who approached the southern Gaza security fence and "operated suspiciously." The IDF said there were reports of casualties.
Tent Cities were set up to host marches lasting until May 15 anda When the Palestinians celebrate their anniversary, the "nakba" ("catastrophe") is said to be one day after the declaration of independence by Israel in 1948. Some 700,000 Palestinians were expelled from their homes during the Arab-Israeli war.
The Trump administration said the decision was a "recognition of the simple reality," claiming that it should not anticipate the final status negotiations on the city's final borders, though Trump later said he had taken them from Jerusalem "off the rack" when it came to future peace negotiations between Israelis and Palestinians.
The head of Fatah and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said the embassy disqualified the US as a peace broker in long-standing Israel. The Palestinian conflict and boycotted American officials while trying to improve relations with Hamas officials in Gaza Gaza. Abeer Salman, Amir Tal and Ingrid Formanek reported from Jerusalem. Tamara Qiblawi wrote from Beirut. Natalie Gallon and Jennifer Deaton have contributed from Atlanta.