IDF says it is responding to violent riot along Gaza border with live fire

Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian is The Times of Israel's military correspondent

Protesters gather during a Palestinian  demonstration in Gaza along the border with Israel, May 18, 2023, in protest of the Jerusalem Day Flag March. (MOHAMMED ABED / AFP)
Protesters gather during a Palestinian demonstration in Gaza along the border with Israel, May 18, 2023, in protest of the Jerusalem Day Flag March. (MOHAMMED ABED / AFP)

The Israel Defense Forces says Palestinians in the Gaza Strip violently protesting along the border with Israel hurled explosive devices toward the security barrier.

No soldiers are hurt during the riots.

The IDF says troops responded with riot dispersal means and live fire.

The gathering is currently dispersing, the IDF adds.

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