In Gaza, 7th man dies after border shooting; armed man shot while trying to enter settlement; riots continue in Israeli town of Umm al-Fahm.

 

A Palestinian seriously wounded during clashes with Israeli Border Police in East Jerusalem died of his wounds on Saturday, police and Palestinian medical sources said.

 

Police said he was shot after opening fire at Border Police late on Friday night, and the Red Crescent said he was killed by a live bullet at the clashes in the Shuafat refugee camp. He was identified by his family as 22-year-old Ahmed Qali.

 

Stones, Molotov cocktails and a pipe bomb were thrown at troops during the riots.

 

In the Gaza Strip a seventh man succumbed to his wounds and died Saturday after being shot by Israeli troops near the border fence the previous day. Six Palestinians were killed and at least 19 hurt Friday when IDF soldiers opened fire on a crowd of protesters as they approached the border and assailed soldiers with rocks and burning tires.

 

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