WHO Special Situation Report – Gaza, occupied Palestine territory (6th April 2018) | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

WHO Special Situation Report – Gaza, occupied Palestine territory (6th April 2018)

The second mass demonstration by Palestinians on the Gaza side of the perimeter fence with Israel took place on the 6th April 2018. 8 Palestinians were killed and 1,356 were injured by Israeli forces, according to the Ministry of Health (MoH).

Out of the 1,356 injuries, 754 required immediate transfer to the MoH hospitals or to NGO hospitals (including 81 children, 24 females and 730 males). From the injuries, 35 cases are critically life threatening and 347 may result in temporary or permanent disability. The remaining 947 are unspecified.

A further 602 injuries were managed by primary healthcare centres and medical points by the MoH, Union Health Workers Committee (UHWC) NGO and by the Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS).

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