Palestinian Shot After Allegedly Attempting to Stab Israeli in West Bank

ICC: Both IDF, Hamas actions on Gaza border might constitute war crimes

Palestinian Shot After Allegedly Attempting to Stab Israeli in West Bank

"I know the situation is very, very hard", Israeli farmer Daniel Rahamim said about economic hardship in Gaza, the Palestinian enclave ruled by Hamas, an Islamist group that advocates Israel's destruction.

Israeli military charged on Sunday a Palestinian man with his involvement in a deadly shooting attack in the West Bank in January, which claimed the life of an Israeli rabbi.

Ashraf Abu Amra, a freelance journalist who spoke to Reuters, said that he and Murtaja were standing by each other filming tires being set on fire when Israeli forces opened fire. Madi was killed east of Gaza City by an expanding dum-dum bullet, the ministry said.

Nine Gazans were killed, including a Palestinian journalist and a teen, and more than 1,000 injured during the Friday protest on the Gazan border, according to Palestinian sources.

The numbers were down from the previous Friday, when tens of thousands approached the border in demonstrations that saw Israeli forces kill 19 Palestinians, making it the bloodiest day in Gaza since a 2014 war.

Yaser Murtaja, a cameraman for Palestinian Ain Media, was wearing a "PRESS" flak jacket as he was shot by an Israeli sniper Friday.

Bensouda added that her office had launched a "preliminary" probe ahead of a possible prosecution over the use of force "in Palestine" in recent years. The wounded Palestinian was taken to hospital in severe situation.

Attempts were made by Palestinians to infiltrate into Israel under the cover of a smoke screen, in addition to explosive devices and firebombs thrown toward IDF soldiers and attempts to damage the security fence, the IDF said.

Mourners and journalists carried Murtaja's body through the streets of Gaza during his funeral on Saturday. The EU said on Saturday the violence "raises serious questions about the proportionate use of force which must be addressed".

The Committee to Protect Journalists put out an advisory to reporters covering Friday's protests, after 10 Palestinian journalists were injured during protests on 30 March.

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged all parties to exercise maximum restraint, said UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric.

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