Medical sources at the European Hospital in the southern Gaza Strip city of Khan Younis confirmed that Azzam Hilal Uweida, 15, succumbed to his wounds on Saturday morning. Majority appear to have been unarmed or not presenting an imminent threat to the Israeli Security Forces (ISF) at the time of their killing or injury. "In response, the soldiers fired towards the terrorists, who were killed", the army said.
It may be noted that it is not the single incident, in various such case, many Palestinians are injured in Israeli military's firing.
No Israelis have been reported hurt.
Since 1948, the Israeli regime has denied Palestinian refugees the right to return, despite United Nations resolutions and global law that uphold people's right to return to their homelands.
"Rioters tried to tear down the fence and burn it, but were repelled by the IDF", Conricus tweeted Friday, asserting that Hamas lay behind the repeated attempts to break through the fence. According to Hamas, the attack was meant to "kill the reconciliation".
The army has accused Hamas, the Islamist group that runs Gaza and has fought three wars with Israel since 2008, of seeking to use the protests as cover to carry out attacks.
The Gaza Health Ministry said that three Palestinians were also killed on Friday and 200 were wounded by Israeli gunfire, while a fourth died of his wounds on Saturday. Resting with him are his helmets marking him a member of the television media.
He also called for launching an global investigation "into crimes of the Israeli occupation against peaceful protesters".
Hamas claims it has four people in custody who identified PA officials as the masterminds behind last month's assassination attempt of the Palestinian Authority Prime Minister. "Whoever employs drones above Israeli soldiers needs to understand he is endangering himself".