October 2, 2018 at 10:59 am
Israeli occupation forces killed 193 Palestinian protesters in the besieged Gaza Strip, including 34 children and three women, since the Great March of Return protests were launched on 30 March.
The Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza said in a statement yesterday that the Israeli snipers also wounded 21,150 protesters during the same period.
Three paramedics were amongst those killed and 394 were wounded.
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Meanwhile, the statement said, two journalists were killed and 182 were wounded.
Israel's heavy-handed response to unarmed Palestinian protesters damaged 80 ambulances which were being used to rush the injured to medical centres.