The Times of Israel: 5 Palestinians reported killed as 14,000 riot on Gaza border12 October 2018 | 19:09 | FOCUS News Agency
The IDF said around 14,000 protesters hurled grenades, bombs, firebombs and rocks at Israeli forces at various locations along the border. Hadashot reported that for the first time soldiers were also being shot at with crossbows.
Troops were responding with riot dispersal means and live fire as needed.
Hadashot news reported that several rioters breached the border fence and approached an IDF sniper’s post, leading the soldiers to shoot and kill three of them. The army has yet to confirm the report.
Several other rioters breached the fence and set a bomb nearby, which exploded and set a part of the barrier on fire.
Gaza media outlets said at least 50 protesters were injured by Israeli fire.
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