Palestinians say Israeli troops kill three, including a child, at Gaza protest

A Palestinian boy holds a tear gas canister fired by Israeli troops during a protest calling for lifting the Israeli blockade on Gaza and demanding the right to return to their homeland, at the Israel-Gaza border fence in the southern Gaza Strip October 5, 2018. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

GAZA (Reuters) – Israeli forces killed three Palestinians including a child at a border protest in Gaza on Friday, Palestinian officials said. The Israeli army said it was defending against members of the crowd who were throwing grenades and explosives at its soldiers. Thousands of Palestinians had gathered for a weekly protest along Israel’s border […]

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