Israel kills Palestinian, wounds 396 others E. Gaza

A Palestinian man was killed and 396 others injured by the Israeli fire, east of the Gaza Strip, Health Ministry said in a statement.

The Israeli occupation forces opened fire at a number of Palestinians who were protesting peacefully in eastern Gaza, killing Mohammad Abu Halima, 22, who was hit in his chest, it said.

It added that some 396 Palestinians were wounded, 227 of them were treated at field hospitals.

Among the injuries are 57 cases of live ammunition and 13 children as well as several medical staff and reporters.

Source: Kuwait News Agency