04 July 2018|20 Shawaal 1439|Middle East Monitor

Israeli occupation forces have killed 202 Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and the besieged Gaza Strip since US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s undivided capital in December 2017, the Jerusalem Centre for Studies of Palestinian and Israeli Affairs revealed yesterday .

The body said 35 children and five disabled people were among the Palestinians killed, five died in detention, nine were killed in airstrikes and one – engineer Fadi Al-Batsh- was assassinated by the Israeli Mossad in Malaysia.

The report also said that 134 Palestinians had been killed during the “Great March of Return”, which started on 30 March, including two journalists and a female paramedic.

Out of the 35 children, the report said, 24 were killed during the Israeli crackdown on the “Great March of Return”.


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