Gaza Doctors: Israeli Fire at Border Protests Causing Wounds Not Seen Since 2014 War

Some 1,700 wounded within month ■ Doctors say wounds 'devastating,' most will result in disabilities ■ WHO: Lack of medical equipment endangering wounded

Amira Hass
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The live-fire wounds suffered by more than 1,700 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip over the past month have been unusually severe, Palestinian and foreign doctors say.

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Since the series of demonstrations known as the March of Return began on March 30, Israeli soldiers have killed 37 Palestinians and wounded about 5,000, of whom 36 percent were wounded by live bullets.

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