Israel has acknowledged that it opened fire on Palestinians on the Gaza border overnight.
Rabat – Israeli forces killed three Palestinians in the north of the Gaza strip.
The death of the three Palestinians came after three rockets were “allegedly fired” at Israel from the blockaded enclave, according to Al Jazeera.
The Israeli response to the alleged rocket attack killed three Palestinians civilians and seriously injured a fourth.
On Saturday, August 17, Israeli forces posted on twitter that they have opened fire against “suspects” from Gaza.
Israel also attacked parts of the northern Gaza Strip via helicopter and tank, Al Jazeera reported.
Gaza Health Ministry, according to Al Jazeera, announced that Israeli forces have killed 300 protesters and wounded 17,00 others since the start of “the weekly Great March of Return” demonstrations in 2018.
The demonstration started in March 2018. It calls for the right of Palestinians to return to their homes after they were expelled during the 1948 founding of Israel.
The recent Israeli assault came a week after Israeli forces invaded Al Aqsa mosque compound and assaulted Palestinian worshippers during Eid Al Adha prayers on Monday, August 11.
The forces used tear gas, sound grenades, and rubber bullets to drive worshippers out of the holy site, as dozens of Jewish settlers came to mark what they call the holiday of Tisha B’Av.
The assault resulted in at least 14 injuries among Palestinians.