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Thousands Burn Tires in Fiery Gaza Border Protest

As Stand for Israel told you earlier this week, Palestinian leadership planned on mass chaos for this Friday, marking what they call "Naksa Day." Now, The Jerusalem Post reports, thousands of Palestinians have massed at the Israel-Gaza border to riot and start fires:

4,000 Palestinians gathered and burned tires in five locations along the Israel-Gaza border fence Friday afternoon, according to the IDF spokesperson's unit.

IDF soldiers used crowd dispersal measures in accordance with IDF rules of engagement and "are keeping high-alert."

Earlier on Friday Israeli forces along the border with Gaza began preparations for mass riots expected to include the participation of tens of thousands of Palestinians.

Hundreds of Israel Defense Forces snipers are deployed along the fence that separates the Hamas-run enclave from Israel, Ynet reported.

The riots this week revolve around what many Palestinians call Naksa Day, or Day of the Setback...

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