Protests resume after Palestinian paramedic's Gaza funeral

Protests resume after Palestinian paramedic's Gaza funeral

It demanded that Hamas and other Palestinian militant groups stop "all violent activity and provocative actions" in Gaza and called for a report on the recent actions of "terrorist organizations such as Hamas" in the coastal strip.

A Palestinian man uses a slingshot to throw a stone towards Israeli forces as smoke billows from burning tyres during a demonstration along the border with the Gaza strip east of Gaza city on June 1, 2018.

On Saturday, thousands of people gathered in Gaza for her funeral.

Hamada's death brings the toll of Gazans killed by Israeli fire since the end of March to 124.

"The terrorist group Hamas bears primary responsibility for the bad living conditions in Gaza", she told the council ahead of the vote.

In a statement the Israeli military said it would investigate her death.

The rocket attacks drew retaliatory strikes by Israeli fighter jets on a number of Hamas positions in Gaza, all only a few days after the area's most intense fighting since the 2014 war.

WAFA correspondent said the soldiers stopped Jaber and briefly detained him and confiscated his mobile phone which he used to document the killing of Sabarneh.


Most of those killed during the protests have been shot by Israeli snipers, half in a single day, May 14, the peak of the campaign.

Israel has drawn worldwide condemnation for its use of deadly force during the mass demonstrations.

The army listed a series of attempted attacks at soldiers on the border fence, as well as "damaging security infrastructure and igniting fires in Israeli territory with the use of arson kites and balloons".

A spokesperson from the Eshkol Regional Council said, "No projectiles have landed within Israeli settlements, at the moment we are scanning the perimeter and there is no knowledge of damages", said a spokesperson from the Eshkol Regional Council.

The driver of the vehicle tried to run over forces stationed near the Tomb of the Patriarchs but was shot dead by troops, according to the Israel Defense Forces.

Israel's UN Ambassador, Danny Danon, condemned the Kuwaiti draft "as a hypocritical resolution that sought to condemn Israel while failing to even mention the terrorists of Hamas as the root cause of violence and unrest in our region".

The incident follows weeks of deadly violence on the Gaza-Israel border.

Israeli police forcibly dispersed the Haifa demonstration, arresting 19 protesters - including one whose leg was allegedly broken later while he was in police custody.

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