Palestinian shot dead after throwing rock at Israeli soldier

Palestinian shot dead after throwing rock at Israeli soldier
Palestinian shot dead after throwing rock at Israeli soldier
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09 June, 2018

Israeli war planes threw flyers over Gaza city on Thursday afternoon, warning the people there not to join Friday's protests and rallies in eastern Gaza Strip.

He noted as an example a case in which a group of four isolated Palestinians managed to breach the fence. IDF soldiers were tasked with defending the border and protecting the Israeli citizens living nearby.

On Wednesday British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson renewed his earlier call for an independent investigation into the violence in Gaza.

"An initial examination regarding the incident. found that a small number of bullets were fired. and that no shots were deliberately or directly aimed towards her", part of a brief statement issued by the Israeli army said.

The specter of a mass border breach from the Palestinian enclave terrifies many Israelis and has caused high levels of support for the army's conduct despite an worldwide outcry at the high number of deaths, including from Israel's allies.

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Israel's use of potentially lethal force against the protesters has drawn worldwide criticism. Rights groups have said Israel's open-fire rules are unlawful. Growing despair in Gaza over blockade-linked hardships, including daily power cuts and rising poverty, have driven turnout. The day is known in Arabic as "Al Quds Day", a reference to the city's historic Arabic name.

Participants thinned since the largest protests coinciding with the opening of the new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem last month, however Israel is gearing up for a larger turnout on Friday.

Israel captured east Jerusalem in the 1967 Mideast war and annexed it to its capital, a move not recognized by most of the worldwide community.

East Jerusalem houses major shrines revered by Muslims, Christians and Jews. The compound sits on the ruins of biblical temples and is revered by Jews as the holiest site of their religion.

Jerusalem day was established in 1979 in Iran to coincide with the last Friday of Ramadan.


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