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Outrage grows as Israel rules out inquiry into shooting of Palestinian ‘Land Day’ protesters

More than 12 funerals held at weekend for those killed by Israeli forces

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Outrage is mounting after Israeli leaders rejected international calls for an inquiry over its use of live rounds during a demonstration at the Gaza-Israel border which left at least 15 Palestinians dead.

More than a dozen funerals took place over the weekend following the deaths on “Land Day”, a symbolic day for Palestinians which kick starts a month and a half of sit-ins and protest.

Footage has emerged which appears to show men, from a group which left the main demonstration on Friday and approached the border, being shot in the back as they fled.

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The Independent

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