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Israeli Forces Shot Dead Gazan Medic Armed with “Bandages & Surgical Masks”

HeadlineAug 13, 2018
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Israeli forces shot dead two Palestinians during protests in Gaza on Friday; 307 Palestinians were injured. The dead included a 22-year-old medic named Abdullah al-Qatati, who was shot in the chest while treating another Palestinian man who had been fatally wounded. Al-Qatati became the third medic to be shot dead in Gaza since the Great March of Return protests began in March. One of al-Qatati’s colleagues, said, “Yes, Abdullah was armed—he was armed with bandages and surgical masks.”

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