Two Palestinians, including a 14-year-old Palestinian boy, were shot dead in Gaza on Friday by live Israeli fire near the city of Khan Yunis, according to Palestinian officials. The boy, identified as Yasser Abu Anja, succumbed to his wounds shourtly after being taken to the European Hospital in southern Gaza.
The other killed Palestinian, 24-year-old Mohammad al-Khamaida, was seriously wounded after being shot by live ammunition and later succumbed to his wounds.
Palestinians reported 310 wounded by live fire and tear gas inhalation in clashes near the Israel-Gaza border, 133 of whom were taken to hospitals. Three of the casualties are said to be seriously wounded.
Earlier today, Palestinians shot down an Israeli army drone filming border protests. Meanwhile, firefighters in Israel are working to put out 15 fires caused by flaming kites launched from the Strip.
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Hamas spokesman Abdef-Latif Qanou said "The marches of return will continue relentlessly and without hesitation, using all non-violent means, until the siege of Gaza is lifted."
"The demonstrations today showed the unity of the Palestinian people and their opposition to the so-called deal of the century," he added.