Palestinian teen shot dead by Israeli fire in Gaza border clashes: Ministry

Gaza, September 20, 2018 : A Palestinian teenager was shot dead by Israeli fire in clashes near the border in southern Thursday, the health ministry in the enclave said.

The ministry said Mumin Abu Ayeda, 15, was shot along the heavily-fortified border east of Rafah in southern 

There was no immediate confirmation from the Israeli army, which typically highlights the often violent nature of such demonstrations and labels them riots.

At least 184 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire in since the ‘Great March’ protests began on March 30.

 One Israeli soldier was shot dead by a Palestinian sniper. Protests have lessened in intensity in recent months, though smaller demonstrations continue.

On Tuesday two Palestinians were shot dead during violent protests next to the Erez crossing into  Demonstrators are calling to be allowed to return to the homes their families fled from in 1948, which are now inside  accuses Gaza’s Islamist rulers Hamas, with which it has fought three wars since 2008, of orchestrating the protests as cover for attacks. ( Agencies )