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WHO Special Situation Report occupied Palestinian territory, Gaza, 30th March 2018

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  • March30-2018On the 30th March, 15 Palestinians were killed and 1,416 were injured by Israeli forces in the Gaza Strip, according to the Ministry of Health (MoH). 
  • Out of the 1,416 casualties, 1010 were severe injuries and required immediate transfer to the hospitals.
  • 973 were male, 37 were female, and 179 were children below the age of 18.
  • The casualties occurred during the mass demonstrations by Palestinians on the Gaza site of the perimeter fence with Israel. People from all over the Gaza Strip gathered near the fence, where the Israeli army imposes a ‘No Go Zone’, to mark the Palestinian ‘Land Day’, the first of a series of a series of mass peaceful protests leading up to the 70th anniversary of what Palestinians refer to as the 1948 ‘Nakba’, on 15 May.

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