47 children were killed and 3,696 others were injured by Israeli snipers since March 2018

Israeli occupation forces have killed 47 Palestinian children and wounded 3,696 others since the start of protests of Great March of Return and Breaking the Siege on 30 March 2018.


The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights said in a report issued on Friday that the last child killed by the Israeli occupation forces was Fahd al-Astal, 16, was shot with live ammunition along with seven others.

Since the start of the peaceful protests, the Israeli occupation forces have killed more than 315 Palestinian protesters, including 47 children, two women, nine disabled, four paramedics, two journalists.

Regarding the wounded, the Palestinian ministry of health said that the Israeli occupation forces also injured at least 30,000 protesters.

The Palestinians have initiated the weekly protests to call for ending the 13-year-old strict Israeli siege and reinforce the right of return for the Palestinian refugees, who were displaced from their homes by the Jewish Zionist gangs prior to the creation of Israel.

UN along with several other international bodies reiterated that the Israeli occupation forces have been using lethal force against the peaceful Palestinian protesters in Gaza.

(Source: Palestine Post 24)

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