On Tuesday 15th May Palestinians mourned the the 70th anniversary of Nakba, the ethnic cleansing of 800 000 Palestinians from their homes by Israel.
Meanwhile Israel killed 3 people while 2 other persons, wounded on Monday, died of their wounds inflicted by Israel.
Among the dead are two teenagers, both of them underage. 417 people were injured in Israeli attacks in besieged Gaza, while in East Jerusalem and West Bank the number of injured was also counted in the hundreds, with most suffering effects of tear gas inhalation.
Throughout the day funerals of those killed on Monday, rising to 62 with deaths among the wounded, were carried out in the besieged coastal enclave of Gaza Strip.
One of those who died perished as a result of tear gas inhalation.
58-year-old local politician Edrees Shaker Jabareen, with no known perious health issues, died as a result of Israeli use of tear gas against a non-violent protest in the town of Sa’ir in the Hebron district of the occupied West Bank.
His death follows that of 8-month-old Leila Anwar al-Ghandour on the occupied West Bank, who died after Israeli occupation targeted the Great Return March camp she was in with tear gas.
In separate incident 28-year-old Bilal Za’tari was attacked by an illegal Israeli settler driver at the village of Khirbet Qalqas also in the Hebron district. The illegal Israeli settler tried first to ram him with his car, but after failing that, shot at him several times, wounding Za’tari in his arm.
On the besieged Gaza Strip the bloodbath of Monday was not repeated, but two more victims wounded on Monday died and two people were shot on Tuesday evening while taking part on demonstration..
Two people wounded on Monday died of their wounds, and one of them was a child. 16-year-old Talal Adel Ibrahim Matar had been shot east of Gaza City and remained in critical condition until his death. 30-year-old Omar Abu Fol had also been shot east of Gaza City and they both died on the morning; Abu Fol’s death was announced several hours earlier than that of Talal Matar.
It appears that Abu Fol was a father of at least three children.
ISRAELI ATTACKS AGAINST RESISTANCE SITE ON WEDNESDAY
On Wednesday Israel’s occupation forces fired five missiles at two sites in besieged Gaza, at least one of them connected to the armed wing of Hamas, the al-Qassam Brigades; the other site was also a resistance site, but whether it was also al-Qassam’s is not known to us.
One youth was wounded in his foot moderately in the air-strikes. Shelling of two separate resistance site by Israeli tanks in the afternoon didn’t cause injuries.