Palestinian protesters evacuate a wounded man was shot by Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
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Israeli forces killed seven Palestinians Friday, four of them in a single incident, in one of the deadliest days in months of mass protests along the security fence separating Gaza and Israel, Gaza's Health Ministry said.Gaza medics said that, in addition to the six dead, around 250 others were wounded, including 154 by Israeli fire.Israeli military spokesman Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus tweeted that one group had "detonated a bomb on the Israel-Gaza border fence," allowing around 20 people to climb through the hole.He said around five of the group then launched an organized attack against a military post inside Israel and all were killed by Israeli troops. The Palestinian protesters are demanding an end to an Israeli and Egyptian blockade on the narrow coastal strip, which is home to around 2 million Gazans.
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