For the sixth Friday in a row, Palestinians from Gaza are rioting at the border with Israel. The Jerusalem Post's Anna Ahronheim reports that protesters have set fire to a border crossing and that the IDF fears hundreds could infiltrate Israel:
Scores of Palestinians are setting fire and destroying the Palestinian side of the Kerem Shalom crossing. The law-breakers are damaging fuel and gas pipes that serve the people of Gaza, IDF spokesperson unit reports Friday evening.
"This is a cynical act which damages the wellbeing of the people of Gaza and the Humanitarian efforts carried out by Israel and other countries," the IDF spokesperson stated.
Around 10,000 Palestinians are taking part in the Friday protests and violent clashes with the IDF are monitored in five locations across the Gaza strip. The Gaza Ministry of Health reported that the number of wounded protesters now stands at around 430 people.
At the Palestinian side of the Kerem Shalom crossing fires had been set and infrastructure damaged, reports Maariv reporter Tal Lev-Ram...