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Dozens die in Gaza protests ahead of US embassy opening in Jerusalem

The Express Tribune 2018-05-14 18:25:11

Deadli­est day in Israel­i-Palest­inian confli­ct since 2014 war betwee­n Jewish state, Hamas

Twenty-eight Palestinians were killed by Israeli fire Monday as tens of thousands protested and clashes erupted along the Gaza border against the US transfer of its embassy to Jerusalem, the Gazan health ministry said. PHOTO: AFP

GAZA CITY: Twenty-eight Palestinians were killed by Israeli fire Monday as tens of thousands protested and clashes erupted along the Gaza border against the US transfer of its embassy to Jerusalem, the Gazan health ministry said.

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It was the deadliest day in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict since a 2014 war between the Jewish state and Gaza’s rulers Hamas.