Mon, 21 Jun 2021

BEIRUT, May 15 (Xinhua) -- Two Palestinian protesters were injured on Saturday by Israeli gunshots during their participation in protests held on the border between Lebanon and Israel in solidarity with the Palestinians in Gaza, Lebanon's National News Agency reported.

The two injured Palestinians were transported to Marjeyoun Governmental Hospital to receive medical care.

Meanwhile, Elnashra local news website reported that a big number of demonstrators suffocated from a fire that broke out in Maroun al-Ras in southern Lebanon. Reasons behind the fire were unspecified.

Hundreds of protesters took part on Saturday afternoon in demonstrations on Lebanon's borders with Israel in solidarity with the Palestinians in Gaza.

A day earlier, demonstrations resulted in the killing of one Lebanese citizen by gunshot as the Israeli army fired machine guns, smoke bombs and tear gas towards Lebanese protesters who tried to break into the Israeli side.

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