WHO: 14 Palestinians killed in Gaza by Israeli forces in last two weeks

RAMALLAH, Latest figures showed that 14 Palestinians, including four children, were killed and 1,434 were injured by the Israeli forces during the demonstrations between September 23 and October 6 at the Gaza border with Israel, according to a special situation report by the World Health Organization (WHO) issued on Wednesday.

The report said from the 30th of March, the start of the March of Return protests on the Gaza borders with Israel, until the 6th of October, 205 Palestinians have been killed. Out of the total killed, 190 people were killed by Israeli forces during the demonstrations and 15 people killed during Israeli attacks.

It said out of the total 1,434 injured, 737 patients required transfer to hospitals or clinics, including 150 children and 32 females. Of the hospitalized injured, 12 cases were critically life threatening, 245 moderate, 453 mild and the remaining 27 were unspecified cases.

In addition, said the WHO report, the total number of amputations during the entire period was 81, including 15 children and one female. Out of this total, 73 were lower limb amputations and 8 upper limb amputations.

Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency

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