In Gaza Protests, Israeli Troops Aim for the Legs

For eight months, Israeli snipers have targeted one part of the body more than any other — the legs

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In this combination of 10 photos taken on Sept. 19, 2018, Palestinians shot in the legs during demonstrations at the Gaza strip's border with Israel pose as they await treatment at a Gaza City clinic run by MSF (Doctors Without Borders). Israeli forces deployed along the volatile border have fired live rounds at rock-throwing Palestinian protesters since demonstrations began in March against Israel's long-running blockade of Gaza. Israeli snipers have targeted one part of the body more than any other: the legs.
Combination of 10 photos: Palestinians shot in the legs during demonstrations at the Gaza strip's border with Israel pose as they await treatment at a Gaza City clinic run by MSF, Sept. 19, 2018.Credit: AP Photo/Felipe Dana

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