Mohammad Ghassan Abu Doqqa

June 20, 2018: Mohammad Ghassan Abu Doqqa, 22, died of wounds sustained when he was shot and serious injured by Israeli army fire on May 14th, 2018 during the Great Return March protest.

Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, said that Mohammad suffered a very serious wound after Israeli soldiers shot him with live fire, east of Khuza’a town, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.

He said Mohammad was rushed to a hospital in Khan Younis but was later moved to a hospital in occupied Jerusalem, due to the seriousness of his condition.

On June 18, 2018, a child identified as Zakariya Hussein Bashbash, 13, died of serious wounds sustained several days earlier when he was shot by Israeli soldiers at a protest in Gaza.

On the same day that Zakariya died of his wounds, Israeli soldiers killed Sabri Ahmad Abu Khader, 24, after shooting him with live fire near the Great Return Camp, east of Gaza city.

His death brings the number of Palestinians who were killed by Israeli army fire since March 30th, 2018 to 129, including two journalists and thirteen children.

The army also injured 13672 others, including hundreds of suffered serious wounds, mainly after being shot with expanding bullets.

In addition, the soldiers killed two medics, identified as Razan Najjar, 22, and Mousa Jaber Abu Hassanein, 36, injured 223 others, and caused damage to 37 ambulances.

The army also killed two journalists, identified as Yasser Mortaja, 31, and Ahmad Abu Hussein, 25, and wounded 144 others.

Mohammad was Khuza’a town, east of Khan Younis in southern Gaza. Source: IMEMC