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Palestinians protest at Gaza-Israel border fence

Thousands of Palestinians, some burning Israeli flags and torching tires, staged a mass protest on Gaza's sealed border with Israel for a third consecutive Friday, as part of a pressure campaign to break a decade-old blockade of their territory.

  • A girl hurls stones during a protest where Palestinians demand the right to return to their homeland, at the Israel-Gaza border, east of Gaza City. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

  • Palestinian protesters chant slogans as they pull part of the fence that the Israeli Army placed, during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel. (AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra)

  • Palestinians paramedics evacuate an injured protestor near the border fence with Israel, east of Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza city. AFP / Thomas COEX

  • Palestinians protestors burn Israeli flags near the border fence with Israel, east of Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza city. AFP / Thomas COEX

  • Palestinian protestors take cover from tear gas smoke during a protest near the border fence with Israel, east of Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza city. AFP / Thomas COEX

  • Israeli soldiers fire tear gas at Palestinian protestors gathering along the border fence with Israel. AFP / JACK GUEZ

  • Palestinian protestors throw stones towards Israeli forces at the border fence with Israel, east of Gaza City in the central Gaza Strip. AFP / MAHMUD HAMS

  • Palestinians burn tires at the border fence with Israel, east of Jabalia in the central Gaza city, during a protest. AFP / MOHAMMED ABED

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