Palestinian official: Gaza protests’ death tally increase to 10 people

GAZA, Two Palestinians, injured in the Gaza Strip’s rallies, were pronounced dead Saturday, bringing the tally of those killed by the hand of Israeli military to 10 people, said the Palestinian Health Ministry.

Ministry spokesman Dr. Ashraf Al-Qudreh told the press that Yasser Murtaja and Hamza Abdulaal succumbed to their injuries sustained during the rallies Friday. The Israeli military responded to the events with brute force.

Yesterday, six journalists were injured by the Israeli military while operating in the eastern borders of the Gaza Strip. The local journalists union held Israel responsible to the attack.

Thus far, 10 Palestinians were killed and 1,345 others were injured.

Source: Kuwait News Agency