Palestinian seriously injured by Israeli gunfire in Gaza border clash

Israeli troops clashed with Palestinians along the southern Gaza border, the army says.

One Palestinian was seriously injured by Israeli gunfire, according to local media reports.

According to the Israel Defense Forces, Palestinians threw stones and an explosive device at Israeli troops along the Gaza security fence. In response, the Israeli troops used tear gas and, in some cases, live fire, the army says.

“It was a pretty violent riot,” an IDF spokesperson says.

— Judah Ari Gross

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