Four year-old Gazan child dies of Israeli-inflicted wounds


GAZA, PALESTINOW.COM — A four-year-old Palestinian toddler who was injured on Friday during the Great March of Return protests staged at the Gaza border succumbed on Tuesday evening to wounds inflicted by Israeli bullet fire.

The Palestinian Health Ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qidrah said Ahmad Abu Abed, aged four years and eight months, was seriously injured when soldiers stationed on the Israeli side of the southern border with Gaza opened fire at protesters in the Khan Younis area.

Ahmad breathed his last on Tuesday as a result of the serious injuries inflicted on his vulnerable body.

According to data by the Health Ministry, 220 Palestinians, including 34 children and five women and girls, were killed and 24,000 others left injured since March 30 in Israeli attacks on peaceful protesters at the Gaza border.

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