Protesters clash with Israeli forces at the Israel-Gaza border
Protesters clash with Israeli forces at the Israel-Gaza borderHassan Jedi/Flash 90

Some 4,500 Palestinian Arabs demonstrated on Friday in several locations near the Gaza border fence, as part of the weekly “March of the Return” protests.

The Hamas-run “health ministry” in Gaza reported that 69 rioters were injured, 26 of whom were wounded by IDF live fire.

The “March of the Return” protests, orchestrated by Hamas, have been going on every Friday since March of 2018.

In last Friday’s protests, the rioters threw explosives and firebombs at the border fence and toward a military jeep. Several suspects crossed the fence in the northern Gaza Strip and returned immediately to Gazan territory.

Two weeks ago, Hamas claimed a Palestinian Arab was killed by Israeli fire during the weekly clashes.

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