Israel kills 13 peaceful Palestinian demonstrators – Health Min.

GAZA, The number of Palestinians, staging peaceful demonstrations marking the Land Day, who were killed by Israeli occupation forces on Friday has risen to 13, the Palestinian health ministry said.

Jehad Abu Jamous, 30, was killed after receiving a bullet in his head in southern Gaza Strip, Dr. Ashraf Al-Qudra, ministry spokesman, said in a statement.

The occupation forces also shot and injured 1,272 Palestinian demonstrators.

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas said tomorrow Saturday would be a day of national mourning.

Official Wafa news agency quoted Abbas as saying Saturday would be a national mourning day in recognition of those killed while demanding their legitimate rights. (pickup previous)

Source: Kuwait News Agency