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Scores injured in Gaza sea protests

Israeli forces fire at Palestinians on the 15th marine protests in the Gaza Strip

Scores of Palestinians were injured as a result of Israeli occupation forces' crackdown on the 15th marine protests in the Gaza Strip today.

Occupation forces opened fire with their machine guns and fired a barrage of gas bombs at the peaceful demonstrators.

Dozens were injured as a result.

"The march of return will not stop until the fulfilment of all its goals, first and foremost the lifting of the siege completely from the Gaza Strip and end the suffering of two million besieged Palestinians," organisers said.

Palestinians launched in the "Great March of Return" protests on 30 March calling for the end of the 11-year-old Israeli siege on the Gaza Strip and for their right to return to homes from which their families were forced out in 1948 to make way for the creation of the state of Israel.

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