Israel Is Now Forced to Deploy Snipers and Tanks As Palestinians DEMAND Control of Jerusalem

Posted by moku 2018 years ago in War
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Hamas-backed 'March of Return' demonstrators burn tires in hope smoke will block snipers' view; IDF fires tear gas, fears border attacks; US calls on Palestinians to stay 500m back

Israel and Hamas geared up Friday for another showdown on the Gaza-Israel border with the IDF deploying snipers and tanks ahead of an expected mass protest, and demonstrators starting to set fire to tires along the tense frontier.

Palestinians were burning tires, sending thick plumes of black smoke into the air, and others threw stones at Israeli soldiers over the border fence, who responded with tear gas and live fire, witnesses said.

One person appeared to have been shot east of Gaza City, an AFP photographer on the scene said, but his condition was not immediately clear.

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