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Israeli troops kill one Palestinian, wound more than 200 at Gaza border protests - health official

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By Reuters
Israeli troops kill one Palestinian, wound more than 200 at Gaza border protests - health official

GAZA (Reuters) – Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian and wounded at least 220 others at protests on the Gaza border on Friday, a Gaza hospital official said.

The official said that a 25-year-old man had been killed and that of the 220 hurt, 90 suffered wounds as a result of live fire.

At least 156 Palestinians have been killed in the protests and one Israeli soldier was shot dead by a sniper in Gaza.

(Reporting by Nidal al-Mughrabi; Writing by Ori Lewis; Editing by Raissa Kasolowsky)