IDF troops face Palestinian protesters over the border fence between Israel and the Gaza Strip on March 30, a year after they began the ‘Great March of Return’ demonstrations.
(photo credit: AMIR COHEN/REUTERS)
Roughly 3,000 Palestinians clashed with IDF forces along the Gaza Security fence during Friday March of Return protests, Maariv reported.
Hamas officials are taking part in the violent clashes, which include throwing explosives on IDF soldiers and attempts to breach the fence.
A Palestinian medic was injured due to an IDF gas grenade east of Khan Younis, Palestinian media reported. Sixteen protesters were injured to to a direct hit by a rubber bullet or inhaling tear gas, the Palestinian Ministry of Health reported. .
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