Mahmoud al-Masri

December 08, 2017: Mahmoud al-Masri,30, was killed by Israeli army fire, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.

He was shot with live fire by soldiers, stationed across the border fence in southern Gaza, after they fired many live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs, at Palestinians protesting in their lands, near the fence.

Another Palestinian, identified as Maher Atallah, 54, was also killed by Israeli army fire, in northern Gaza.

The Palestinian Health Ministry said that, besides killing the two Palestinians, the soldiers injured 1114 Palestinians that day alone, in various parts of the Gaza Strip, and the West Bank.

The Ministry said that 954 Palestinians received treatment by local medics, mostly due to teargas inhalation, or after being shot with rubber-coated steel bullets, and moved 160 others, including those who were shot with live rounds, to various hospitals in the Gaza Strip, the West Bank and Jerusalem.

The Ministry added that 954 Palestinians received treatment by local medics, mostly due to teargas inhalation, or after being shot with live fire and rubber-coated steel bullets.

160 wounded Palestinians, including those who were shot with live rounds, were transferred to various hospitals in the Gaza Strip, the West Bank and Jerusalem.

 

Mahmoud was from Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Source: IMEMC