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Gaza: Eight protesters wounded by Israeli gunfire during night rallies

Eight Palestinian young men suffered bullet injuries during their participation in night protests on Tuesday on the eastern and northern borders of the besieged Gaza Strip.
A reporter for the Palestinian Information Center (PIC) said that that the participants in the night rallies were peaceful and protesting against the brutality which has been made by the Israeli Defense Force (IDF) for long.
Participants of the protesters were also shouted slogans against the Zionist state of Israel, and asked the International community, specially, United Nation and OIC to raise their voices against Israeli occupation.
Earlier, An elderly Palestinian man was killed on Tuesday evening by Israeli tank fire east of al-Maghazi refugee camp in the middle area of the Gaza Strip.
The PIC reporter said that Ibrahim al-Arrouqi, 78, was hit with a 250-mm bullet fired by an Israeli tank stationed on the Israeli side of the border fence east of Gaza.
He added that al-Arrouqi was shot while sitting in front of his house which is relatively far from the border fence.