FILE - A picture of Palestinian schoolboy Muhand Abu Malhous, who was killed in Gaza, is seen on his chair at his classroom in a school in the central Gaza Strip, Nov. 16, 2019.
FILE - A picture of Palestinian schoolboy Muhand Abu Malhous, who was killed in Gaza, is seen on his chair at his classroom in a school in the central Gaza Strip, Nov. 16, 2019.

GAZA CITY, GAZA STRIP - Gaza's health authorities say a Palestinian teenager has been killed as Israeli troops opened fire at people near the Gaza-Israel frontier.      

The health ministry said Friday that 16-year-old Fahed al-Astal was shot in the stomach. It said four others were wounded.
       

A Palestinian woman reacts as she sits at the remains of a house destroyed in an Israeli air strike in the southern Gaza Strip, Nov. 13, 2019.
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Witnesses say dozens of people have gathered near the perimeter fence east of Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip, though there was no official demonstration planned today.
       
For the third straight week, the territory's Hamas rulers canceled the regular Friday protests for fear of instability. This followed two days of fighting between Israel and the smaller Islamic Jihad militant group earlier this month.
       
Earlier on Friday, an Islamic Jihad militant died of wounds he sustained during the fighting.

 

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