Israeli Gunfire Martyrs 2 Gaza Border Protesters

Israel troops martyred two Palestinians taking part in protests along the Gaza border.

The Palestinian health ministry named the dead men as Karim Abu Fatayer, 30, shot near the central Gaza strip town of Bureij and Sadi Moamer, 26, killed near Rafah, in the south.

It said that both men were shot in the head.

The ministry said, at least 270 other Palestinians were wounded, 70 of them by gunfire.

At least 171 Gazans have been martyred by Israeli fire since late march, mostly during border clashes and protests.