JERUSALEM (JTA) — A Palestinian teen shot in the head by Israeli soldiers during weekly demonstrations on the border with Gaza has died.
Abed al-Raouf Ismail Salha, 14, died in a Gaza hospital on Monday after being shot in eastern Jabaliya on Friday, according to reports citing Gaza’s Health Ministry. The teen was shot with live bullets, the ministry said.
A Palestinian woman was reported killed and dozens were wounded amid riots and protests by 13,000 Palestinians on Friday as part of the so-called Great March of Return that began in March.
Some 257 Palestinians have been killed in demonstrations related to the weekly protests, the Palestinian Maan news agency reported.