The Israeli occupation forces at daybreak Friday attacked a group of Palestinian young men peacefully gathering near the Awda (return) camp in Khuza’a town, east of Khan Younis, as part of the non-violent Great March of Return rallies which have been ongoing for three consecutive weeks along Gaza’s borderland.
Reporting from southern Gaza Strip, a PIC news correspondent said the Israeli military opened fire at Palestinian anti-occupation youth as part of underway attempts to disband protests.
Tension is slated to reach a zenith following Friday’s noon prayers. Palestinian protesters will burn the Israeli flag as a means to express their anger over Israel’s cold-blooded murders of disarmed Palestinian youths.
Hundreds of Palestinians have flocked to vigil camps held across the Gaza Strip.
The High Commission to Follow Up on the March of Return said protest moves and rallies have been under full swing to speak up for the refugees’ right of return and call for lifting the oppressive Israeli siege on Gaza.
34 Palestinians, including three children, have been killed since the outbreak of “The Great March of Return” protests, on March 30. 3,079 others have been left wounded, 106 among them in critical conditions.