The Final Toll for Bloodiest Day since Beginning of Return and Breaking Siege March in the Gaza Strip, 42 civilians, including 5 children, were killed while 1697 others, including 288 children, 70 women, 12 journalists, and 3 paramedics, were wounded

Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, May 15, 2018

Since yesterday morning, 14 May 2018, and until now, the Israeli forces killed 42 Palestinian civilians, including 5 children and a person with mobility impairment. Moreover, 1697 civilians, including 228 children, 70 women, 12 journalists, and 3 paramedics, were wounded. After hundred thousands of Palestinian civilians, including elderlies, women and children, headed to border fence area with Israel in the eastern and northern Gaza Strip, upon a call by the Supreme National Authority of the Return and Breaking Siege March.

PCHR is still investigating into the circumstances of the killing of 17 other persons, including 2 children in the Eastern Cemetery, east of Jabalia in the northern of the Gaza Strip.

PCHR is still investigating into the circumstances of the killing of 17 other persons, including 2 children in the Eastern Cemetery, east of Jabalia in the northern of the Gaza Strip. It should be noted that the abovementioned area was not among the declared demonstration areas. All the persons killed arrived on the same time at the northern Gaza Strip’s hospitals, and all of them were hit with live bullets to the upper part.

Since 30 March 2018 and until know, the death toll has reached 84, including 11 children, 2 journalists, and 3 persons with disability, while the number of those wounded increased to 5061 civilians, including 855 children, 157 women, 51 journalists, and 28 paramedics…

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