The number of deaths increased to 12
On Friday, March 30, the number of dead during clashes between Palestinians and the Israeli army in the Gaza strip has increased to 12 people. This is stated in the statement of the Ministry of health of Palestine.
It is noted that in protests attended by tens of thousands of Palestinians. It is expected that the demonstrations in total will take part million residents of the Palestinian authority.
According to the Palestinian side, the majority of demonstrators were shot dead near the border, which separates Palestinian lands from Israel. When tank fire killed a farmer and one of the victims was 16 years old.
According to the BBC, just injured more than 700 people.
- In Israel the clashes killed four Palestinians
Israel recognizes the use of firearms against the most aggressive of the protesters, and blames the bloodshed on the organizers, including ruling Gaza by Hamas.