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Death toll in Palestinian protests climbs to 4


(MENAFN- Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) GAZA, June 8 (KUNA) -- Four Palestinians have fallen as martyrs in Friday's mass demonstrations marking the 51st anniversary of the "Naksa," or "setback," the 5th June 1967 war, along Gaza's demarcation lines.
In an updated report, spokesman of the health ministry in Gaza, Dr. Ashraf Al-Qudra, said Yousef Al-Fasih, 29, martyred and 618 others suffered injuries in today's demonstrations east of Gaza.
Earlier, Dr. Al-Qudra said the young man, Ziad Jadallah Labreem, martyred east of Khan Youness south of Gaza, and Haitham Al-Jamal, 15, also died in the same location.
A third activist, Imad Drabi, 26, was shot with the Israeli occupation troops' gunfire east of Jibalay north of the strip.
Up to 618 Palestinians, including 48 children, have been admitted at hospitals for treatment of injuries or due to suffocation with tear gas, he said.
Among the wounded were five journalists, he said, alluding to today's demonstrations that began immediately after the Friday prayers. (pickup previous) wib.rk

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