Gaza: Mourners Gather for Funeral of 4-Year-Old Killed by Israeli Forces

HeadlineDec 13, 2018

Meanwhile in Gaza, hundreds of Palestinians attended a funeral Wednesday for a 4-year-old boy who died after being hit by Israeli shrapnel. Ahmed Abu Abed was injured while attending the Great March of Return protest along with his father, Yasser, who was shot during the demonstration.

Yasser Abu Abed: “We were 300 meters away. They were shooting, and two were injured before I was. Then an explosion happened in front of us. After that, I got injured. Then my son did. And the people removed him from the area and then removed me.”

More than 195 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli forces since the Great March of Return rallies began.

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