Fourth Palestinian killed in Israel border clashes: Gaza ministry

A Palestinian demonstrator runs for cover during a protest marking Land Day and the first anniversary of a surge of border protests. (Reuters)

A fourth Palestinian died from Israeli fire in clashes sparked by mass demonstrations along the Israel-Gaza border on Saturday, the health ministry in the enclave said.

Billal al-Najjar, 17, was shot by Israeli forces east of Khan Yunis in southern Gaza, it said in a statement.

Two others aged 17 and a 20-year-old man were killed, according to ministry statements, as tens of thousands gathered to mark the first anniversary of weekly protests along the frontier.

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