PLF Pakistan

You are here: Gaza Child shot by Israeli soldier succumbs to injury: Gaza

Child shot by Israeli soldier succumbs to injury: Gaza

E-mail Print PDF

Bulk244GAZA (PNIC):-A Palestinian child died on Saturday evening of a serious bullet injury he sustained during his participation in the March of Return protest that was staged the day before in a border area southeast of the Gaza Strip.

According to a spokesman for the Palestinian health ministry, 15-year-old Jamal Afana succumbed to a bullet injury after he was rushed to a hospital from Rafah area on Friday.

An Israeli soldier shot him in the head during a Friday protest held east of Rafah.

His death has raised the number of protesters killed by Israeli soldiers during their participation in March of Return protests in Gaza border areas to 55 citizens, including seven children.

About 9,000 citizens have also suffered different injuries during the same weekly protests.

left direction
right direction
Israel to build 20,000 new housing units in Occupied Jerusalem
Khan Ahmar attorneys finalizing decision over Israel deportation plan
Egypt to close Rafah crossing with besieged Gaza for 6 days
6 Palestinian women arrested by Israeli police at al-Aqsa Mosque
Journalist among several Palestinians arrested in IOF campaigns
Israeli soldiers express joy as Palestinian families go homeless
EU provides €16 million to support families in need in Palestine
Palestinian writer subjected to harsh interrogation in Israeli custody
Israeli navy opens fire at fishing boats off Gaza shore
Israeli masses call for killing Arabs during march in al-Khalil
Israeli bulldozers demolish Palestinian house near Ramallah
Palestinian child injured by Israeli gunfire east of Gaza