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Five Palestinians shot dead by Israeli forces in Gaza

Five Palestinians were killed and 25 others were injured Friday after Israeli forces opened fire at a demonstration in eastern Gaza, a medical official said.

“Five Palestinians were killed by Israeli gunfire during clashes with Israeli forces in al-Shujaiyeh neighborhood east of Gaza City,” Ashraf Al-Qedra, spokesman of the Gazan Ministry of Health, said.

At least 25 others were injured after Israeli forces opened fire, he added.

The Israeli army, for its part, said that 200 Palestinians had approached the border fence from the Gaza side.

Five Palestinians were killed and 25 others were injured Friday after Israeli forces opened fire at a demonstration in eastern Gaza. Images by Anadolu agency.

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