Two Palestinians shot dead in Gaza clashes over Trump's Jerusalem move
Gaza [Israel], December 8 (ANI): Israeli soldiers shot dead two Palestinians on Friday near the Gaza border in clashes over United States President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, the Palestinian Health Ministry said.
The Israeli army confirmed it had shot two people along the border, accusing them of being "main instigators" of "violent riots."
Mohammad al-Masri, 30, was fatally shot by the Israeli army. The second deceased is yet to be identified.
"During the riots Israel Defence Forces (IDF) soldiers fired selectively towards two main instigators and hits were confirmed," the Independent reported, citing, the army as saying in a statement.
Various Palestinian factions, including militant organisation Hamas, called for a day of rage on Friday against the US and Israeli occupation.
An estimated 3,000 people marched, burned Israeli flags and stamped on posters of Trump in around 30 protests across the Palestinian territories.
The participants chanted slogans against the US recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, calling for a revolt against Israel to "liberate Jerusalem from occupation." (ANI)
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