One Killed, '700 Palestinians Wounded' in Seventh Week of Gaza Protests

Three critically wounded, 112 of those wounded were hit by live gunfire ■ Israeli doctors NGO demands entry to Israel for wounded to prevent amputations

Jack Khoury
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A Palestinian was killed and 700 were wounded in protests on Friday along the Gaza border from live gunfire, according to the Gaza Health Ministry, as thousands of Gazans protest along the border in the seventh consecutive week of the "March of Return."

Three of the wounded are said to be in critical condition, while eight casualties are in serious condition. A sixteen-year-old Palestinian suffered a serious headshot wound from live gunfire, while one of the reported wounded includes a journalist who sustained light injuries to his leg, near the fence in the southern town of Khan Yunis in the Gaza Strip. 186 of the casualties are said to be moderately wounded.