Two Palestinians killed by Israeli forces in Gaza laid to rest

GAZA, Hamza Shtewi, 18, and Hasan Shalabi, 14, who were shot dead by Israeli soldiers on Friday during the Gaza March of Return border protests, were laid to rest on Saturday in Gaza City and Khan Younis respectively, reported WAFA correspondent.

Hundreds of Palestinians took part in the funeral procession of Shtewi, which started at Shifa Hospital in Gaza and ended at Gaza’s Zaytoun neighborhood where he was buried.

Mourners also took part in Shalabi’s funeral procession which started at Nasser Hospital in Khan Younis and ended in Nusseirat refugee camp, Shalabi’s home, where he was buried.

Over 25 participants in the protests on Friday also suffered various kinds of injuries from bullets and tear gas fired by soldiers stationed on the Israel side of the fence.

Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency