Palestinians riot on Gaza border as boats try to break naval blockade
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Palestinians riot on Gaza border as boats try to break naval blockade

Thousands demonstrate against Israel as the Jewish state's navy intercepts vessels trying reach Gaza

Screenshot from Youtube of Palestinian boats setting sail trying to break Israel's blockade  in May 2018
Screenshot from Youtube of Palestinian boats setting sail trying to break Israel's blockade in May 2018

Thousands of Palestinians demonstrated on Gaza’s border with Israel as dozens of boats from Gaza attempted to break Israel’s naval blockade.

The Israeli Navy intercepted the boats on Monday, according to reports.

About 7,000 Palestinian protesters threw firebombs and rocks at Israeli soldiers near the security fence in northern Gaza. They also rolled burning tires at the troops. Some reportedly broke through the border fence before turning back.

About 29 Palestinians involved in the riots were reported injured, according to the Gaza Health Ministry, the Palestinian Wafa news agency reported.

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