A 15-year-old Palestinian youth died on Saturday after being shot the previous day by Israeli troops during protests along the Gaza border, the Palestinian Health Ministry said.
Israeli forces have killed 42 Palestinians since Gaza residents began staging protests along the border fence on March 30. The demonstrators are pressing for a right of return for refugees and their descendants to what is now Israel.
The Palestinians say Israel is using excessive force against the protesters, 2,000 of whom have been wounded by gunfire.
Israel’s use of live fire has drawn international criticism.
To continue reading please click here