Hamas health ministry: Death toll from Gaza protests rises to 55

The Hamas-run Gaza health ministry reports that the death toll from today’s border clashes stands at 55, with dozens in critical condition.

According to IDF Spokesperson Brig. Gen. Ronen Manelis, at least 10 of the Palestinians killed during the border riots were later identified as members of the Hamas terrorist group, which rules Gaza.

The Gaza ministry says 1,761 people have been taken to hospitals in the Strip for treatment, with injuries ranging from gunshot wounds to tear gas inhalation.

Another 1,011 are said to have received medical treatment from crews on the scene.

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