Israeli forces injure 40 Palestinians in Gaza

Gaza, At least 40 Palestinians were injured on Friday as Israeli occupation forces attacked hundreds protesting against the Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip.

Israeli troops at the border fired live bullets and teargas canisters towards the protesters, injuring at least 40 of them, including a female volunteer medic who was shot in the chest, Gaza health ministry spokesman Ashraf Qudrah said.

More than 155 Palestinians were killed and 15,000 others injured since the outbreak of the Great March of Return protests on March 30.

Source: Jordan News Agency