Palestine: Two killed, dozens injured at 'March of Return'

Israeli forces fire tear gas at demonstrators east of Gaza City along the border between the Gaza strip and Israel, on June 29, 2018, during confrontations with Palestinian protesters. (AFP)

At least two Palestinians were killed and dozens more were injured at a 'Great March of Return' protest at the Israel-Gaza border on Friday.

Women watch confrontations between Palestinian protesters and Israeli forces east of Gaza City on June 29, 2018.  (AFP)

Apart from tear gas, which can be seen in the footage, Israeli forces reportedly used live ammunition against protesters, who responded with slingshots. According to the Gazan Health Ministry, around 300 protesters were injured in Friday's protest.

The series of protests known as the March of Return were launched along the Gaza-Israel border on March 30 to demand the right for people to return to their pre-1948 homes.

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