Gaza violence exacerbates suffering of children

Gaza violence exacerbates suffering of children

Gaza violence exacerbates suffering of children

"Destroying the infrastructure at the main crossing for humanitarian aid certainly is not the actions of peaceful protests and only makes it more hard for the worldwide community to help improve the lives of Palestinians in Gaza", tweeted U.S. Special Representative for global Negotiations Jason Greenblatt.

Also on Friday, dozens of people broke out of Gaza into the Palestinian part of the Kerem Shalom crossing, used to ferry supplies to the sector.

Forty-nine Palestinians have been killed by Israeli forces since protests along the Gaza border on 30 March, and hundreds of others have been wounded by gunfire.

A day earlier, 70 Palestinians were wounded by live fire during the sixth consecutive Friday of protests along the Gaza border fence, the health ministry in Gaza said.

The Palestinians and human rights groups, including the United Nations body, have criticized Israel for using live fire against the protesters.

"I'm not afraid, there's only one death", she said.

A Palestinian rioter on the Israel-Gaza Strip border, May 4, 2018.

Those who disturb the peace set tires ablaze, throw rocks at IDF soldiers and attempt to set fires within Israel using kites connected to burning items.


In central Gaza, protesters gathered east of the Bureij refugee camp.

Someone has well said that everything is made in China, but courage is made in Palestine.

A 32-year-old man wearing a camouflage hat with his face masked, a traditional keffiyeh scarf around his neck, said they hoped to fly around 50 kites.

The use of live ammunition by Israel's army has been condemned by the worldwide community and human rights activists.

According to the media reports, children are among injured.

The Israeli army fears a mass push of thousands of protesters to break through the Gaza border fence and cross into Israel.

The army explained that the drones were not designed for military operations. No Israeli civilian or military forces have been killed or injured. The protests are due to continue until mid-May, when the USA plans to move its embassy.

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