Amer Manar Hajjar

January 20, 2020: Amer Manar Hajjar, 30,  died from serious wounds he suffered, on March 30th, 2018, after Israeli soldiers shot him with live fire.

The Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip said the Palestinian has been identified as Amer Manar Hajjar, 30.

Hajjar was participating in the Great Return March processions in the besieged coastal region when the soldiers shot and seriously injured him.

On the day of his injury, the soldiers killed seventeen Palestinians, and wounded more than 1416 Palestinians, including 758 who were shot by live ammunition, and 148 by rubber-coated steel bullets.

At least twenty of the wounded Palestinians suffered life-threatening injuries, especially since the soldiers used exploding bullets.

Amer was from the Saftawi area, north of Gaza city. Source: IMEMC