GAZA, October 1, 2018 (WAFA) – Israeli naval forces Monday attacked Palestinians who gathered on the seashore in the northern Gaza Strip in protest against the new racist Israeli law, the Nation-State Basic Law, with tear gas, said sources.
Israeli navy fired live and rubber-coated steel bullets, as well as tear gas canisters at the protesters, injuring at least 93 people.
At least 93 protesters were shot and injured, including 37 people with live bullets, which necessitated their transfer to hospitals for medical treatment, where their conditions were described as moderate. Several suffocation cases due to tear gas inhalation were also reported among the injured.
The navy forces further targeted ambulances that rushed to the scene to offer help to the injured.
Palestinians in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories observed on Monday a general strike in protest against the new racist Israeli law, the Nation-State Basic Law.