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Seven Palestinians laid to rest in Gaza

Oct. 13, 2018 3:28 P.M. (Updated: Oct. 13, 2018 5:44 P.M.)
GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Dozens of thousands of Palestinians took part, on Saturday, in the funerals of seven Palestinians who were killed by Israeli forces during Friday protests alongside the eastern borders of the besieged Gaza Strip.

In the al-Nuseirat refugee camp of central Gaza Strip, mourners marched in the funerals of Ahmad Ibrahim al-Tawil, 27, and Ahmad Abu Naim, 17.

The funeral of Muhammad Ismail, 29, set off in the al-Breij refugee camp.

Meanwhile in Gaza City, Palestinians took part in the funeral processions of Afifi Mahmoud Afifi, 18, and Muhammad Abbas, 21.

In the southern Gaza Strip, mourners marched in the funerals of Abdullah al-Dughmeh, 25, brother of two other Palestinians killed by Israel, in Khan Younis, and the funeral of Tamer Abu Armaneh, 22, in Rafah City.

Head of the Hamas movement's politburo, Ismail Haniyeh, stressed that marches will continue until the siege is broken.

The seven Palestinians were killed during "The Great March of Return" protests alongside the eastern borders of the Gaza Strip, on Friday afternoon, marking the 29th Friday of protests.

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