Israeli forces kill Palestinian protester near Gaza

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A Palestinian youth has been shot and killed by Israeli soldiers during a protest east of the al-Bureij refugee camp in the Gaza Strip, medics and witnesses said.

Ashraf al-Qudra, the spokesman of the Gaza-based health ministry, told reporters on Friday that Mohamed Abu Saada, 26, was killed and three others were injured by Israeli gunfire.

The Israeli army said: "During a violent riot adjacent to the security fence in the central Gaza Strip, dozens of rioters breached the buffer zone, approached and damaged the security fence and attempted to infiltrate Israel."

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