• Palestinian teen succumbs to wounds sustained in Gaza protests
    Feb. 13, 2019 11:02 A.M. (Updated: Feb. 13, 2019 2:58 P.M.)

    GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — A Palestinian teen succumbed, late Tuesday, to wounds he had sustained by Israeli forces last Friday during protests at the eastern borders of the al-Breij refugee camp in the central besieged Gaza Strip.

    Spokesperson of the Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza, Ashraf al-Qidra, confirmed that 17-year-old Hasan Nabil Nofal , who was hit with a tear-gas bomb in the head, died of his injury on Tuesday evening.

    Nofal had been receiving treatment at the al-Shifa Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

    According to the ministry’s latest numbers, 266 Palestinians, including more than 45 children, were killed by Israeli forces during the protests along the Gaza border.

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