Sabri Ahmad Abu Khader

June 18, 2018: Sabri Ahmad Abu Khader, 24, was shot and killed by Israeli soldiers near the Great Return Camp, east of Gaza city.

Medical sources in Gaza said the Palestinian was rushed to the Shifa Medical Center, in Gaza city, where he was admitted to surgery with critical gunshot wounds.

Doctors tried to save Sabri, but his wounds were too severe, and he died after several hours.

Sabri was a newlywed young man, who got married just five months ago. He was shot near Karni Crossing, east of Gaza city, where protesters had gathered as part of the ongoing protest at the Gaza-Israel border that began March 30th.

Israeli sources said some protesters continued to launch burning kites across the border fence, causing a new fire near Kissufim military base, in southern Gaza.

In related news, the Israeli army claimed that its soldiers observed two Palestinians who, they claimed, tried to breach the border fence. The army claimed that the two had carried explosives, which allegedly detonated while they were running back to Gaza, wounding them.

His death brings the number of Palestinians, who were killed by Israeli army fire since March 30th, to 127, 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.

Sabri was from Gaza City, in the central Gaza Strip. Source: IMEMC