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>> Bloodshed for the second Friday running on Gaza's border with Israel. As Israeli troops fired on thousands of protestors who burned tires and lobbed stones across the heavily guarded frontier. More than 20 Palestinians have been killed in a week of violence, and more than 150 were wounded on Friday alone.
Since this camp was set up, protests have happened daily. Friday's swelled compared to recent days but remained smaller than at the outset. Reuters' was there earlier this week.>> After Friday tens of thousand of Palestenians launched the largest ever protest. On the declared aim of demanding the return of refugees and their descendants to lands, homes, and villages inside what is Israel now.
From which they have fled or were forced to flee in 1948.>> The camp plans to stay put for six weeks until May 15. When Palestinians will mark 70 years since those events, dubbed the Nakba, or Catrastrophe. They're calling this the great march of return. Most of Gaza's population of 2 million are refugees.
Israel blockades Gaza, and these crowds in a no-go area are usually unheard of.>> This border area has long been abandoned and deserted because of the fear that the Israeli soldiers may fire at people who come 300 meters from the fence or even beyond.>> The UN urged Israel to exercise restraint Friday.
Rights groups said it had fired on demonstrators who posed no threat to life. Israel says many of those killed were militants.