By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Tear gas canisters are fired by Israeli troops toward Palestinians during a protest at the Israel-Gaza border fence, in the southern Gaza Strip February 22, 2019. (photo credit:” REUTERS/IBRAHEEM ABU MUSTAFA)
About 8,000 Palestinian rioters gathered at several points Gaza border fence, hurling stones, and setting tires aflame on Friday.
A number of improvised explosive devices and grenades were thrown as troops responded with crowd dispersal measures, as well as live fire, according to the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit.
One 12-year-old Palestinian was killed from IDF fire, while ten more were injured, according to Palestinian media reports.