Israeli troops kill Palestinian in protests at Gaza border

Tensions Mount at Israel-Gaza Border as Talks Stall

Palestinians say one killed, dozens wounded as Israeli troops fire on Gaza protest

More than 180 Palestinians were killed and some 18,000 injured since the outbreak of the Returns March protests on March 30.

Palestinians hurl stones at Israeli troops during a protest calling for lifting the Israeli blockade on Gaza and demanding the right to return to their homeland, at the Israel-Gaza border fence, in the southern Gaza Strip September 21, 2018. The soldiers fired back with tear gas and gunshots.

Nickolay Mladenov, U.S. Special Coordinator to the Middle East Peace Process, outlined this week's terror attack at the Gush Etzion junction that claimed the life of Israeli-American Ari Fuld as a key part of his monthly report to the UN's governing council.

The protesters also managed to cut the barbed wire of the border fence, get into Israel and burn tires in front of the Israeli army lookout posts at the border. It said there were no Israeli casualties.

One Israeli soldier has been killed by a Palestinian sniper.




Mourners carried Muhammad's body through the streets of Gaza City and chanted anti-Israel slogans.

Over the past two days, four Palestinian demonstrators were killed and dozens of others injured in the night protests.

Over 170 Palestinians have been killed since the Great March of Return began on March 30.

Chief Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT), Major General Kamil Abu Rukun, warned the residents of the Gaza Strip that the fishing area could be reduced if they did not stop being dragged into the "daily terrorist activities of the Hamas terrorist organization".

Mr. Mladenov spoke on the same day vision was released of a Palestinian cleric claiming Israel is excavating under the Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem "like rats burrow underground" for "evil and destruction".

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