West Bank protests against Gaza bloodshed turn deadly

Dina Rickman@dinarickman
Friday 25 July 2014 10:00
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At least two Palestinians were killed and hundreds injured in the West Bank last night as protesters against the bloodshed in Gaza clashed with the Israeli military.

More than 10,000 Palestinians marched from Ramallah towards East Jerusalem. Further demonstrations are expected today, the last Friday of Ramadan, after the Palestinian Authority called for a "day of rage" over the bloodshed in Gaza. More than 800 Palestinians and 35 Israelis have died since the conflict began earlier this month.

Israeli radio said the protest was the largest since the second Palestinian intifada (uprising) which ended in 2005.

A wounded man is helped away from the protest
Israeli security officers make their ways past burning tyres
Israeli security officers make their ways past burning tyres
A wounded Palestinian is brought into the Ramallah city hospital during the West Bank protests
A Palestinian is brought into the Ramallah city hospital
Another wounded Palestinian in Ramallah city hospital
Israeli security officers take position during the march
A protester holds a Palestinian flag as he runs past burning tyres during clashes with Israeli troops

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