Dozens of Palestinians were injured and two of them later died in protest against Israel’s severe blockade of Gaza.
According to the Israeli police, an Israeli special forces officer was shot and killed during a clash with Palestinians along the fence in the besieged Gaza Strip nine days ago. He has now died from his injuries.
Barel Hadaria Shmueli is a member of the special forces of the border police Palestinian demonstration Oppose Israel’s blockade of Gaza near the enclave operating by Hamas and Israel’s outer fence.
“Saturday, [August 21] During an operation on the northern border fence of the Gaza Strip, troops were fired from the Gaza Strip and Barrell was seriously injured,” the police said in a statement on Monday.
“He was pronounced dead more than a week after he fought for his life with the staff of Soroka Hospital (located in the southern city of Beer Sheva) in Israel.”
According to the Gaza Ministry of Health, 41 Palestinians were injured during the protests that weekend.
two Death due to injury Last week-a 12-year-old boy and a member of the Qassam brigade of the Hamas military department.
Since the end of the weekly “Return March” protests in 2019, the clashes on the wall have been the most intense.
The movement began in 2017, demanding an end to the Israeli blockade and the right of Palestinians to return to the land they fled or expelled when they established the Jewish state in 1948.
After Egypt, Qatar, and the United Nations mediate an agreement between Israel and Hamas, the protests ended and Israel agreed to relax the blockade.
For more than a year, Israel has killed about 350 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. Therefore, the weekly demonstrations supported by Hamas are usually violent, but the demonstrations were interrupted.
Israeli and Palestinian groups subsequently fought a devastating battle 11 days of conflict In May, this was the worst time for both sides in years, and it ended in an informal truce.
Incendiary balloons sent from the Palestinian territories to Israel continued for the next few months. However, Israel accused Hamas and frequently launched its own attacks through air strikes.
At the same time, Israel has been relaxing civilian life and commercial restrictions on territories that have been blocked since Hamas took power in 2007.
According to aid organizations, about 2 million people live in impoverished coastal areas.