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49 Palestinians killed, 1900 others injured
October 21, 2015

The Palestinian Health Ministry said that 49 Palestinian were shot and killed, while 1900 others were injured as clashes continue across West Bank and Gaza for the 20th day.

49 Palestinians were killed since the outbreak of Jerusalem Intifada, 34 of them were shot dead in West Bank and occupied Jerusalem while 15 were killed in Gaza Strip, the Ministry explained.

12 children were among the reported victims, including a 3-year-old girl.

Since the start of the month, 1900 Palestinians were injured with rubber and live bullets during clashes with Israeli forces across West Bank, occupied Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip.

35000 others suffered tear gas inhalation during the clashes, or brutal attacks or severe beating at the hands of Israeli settlers.

The Ministry pointed out that Israel refused to hand over the bodies of 15 Palestinians who were shot by its forces’ fire over the past three weeks.


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