#JusticeForRazan: Palestinian paramedic shot dead in Gaza

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Axe-wielding Palestinian is shot dead while trying to breach Gaza border

An Israeli army spokesperson confirmed the incident to Ma'an, saying that Israeli forces prevented an "attempted infiltration by two terrorists armed with an axe" by opening fire on the Palestinians, killing one of them.

"The killing of medical staff who were clearly identified by security forces during the demonstrations was very disgraceful", said Jamie McGoldrick, UN Humanitarian Coordinator, as reported by the Times of Israel.

Israel, which collects the Palestinian tax revenues on behalf of the Palestinian Authority, announced plans to compensate Israeli farmers in the Gaza area peripheries whose fields were burnt by Palestinian action.

The army circulated a picture of what it said was the ax lying on the ground near the border.

Rocket fire from Gaza returned on Saturday night, with terrorist groups launching multiple projectiles at southern Israel over the course of several hours.

"This session was another missed opportunity for this council", French Ambassador Francois Delattre said, deploring an "increasingly deafening silence" from the United Nations on the Israeli-Palestinian crisis.

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According to the Israel Defense Forces, the two men approached at the security fence from the southern Gaza Strip, damaged the barrier and tried to enter Israeli territory.

Israel announced plans to deduct from tax funds it collects for the Palestinians to compensate Israelis living near the Gaza Strip who have fallen victim to a wave of arson attacks.

At least 119 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli troops during mass demonstrations along the Gaza border that began on March 30.

The 21-year-old paramedic was reportedly shot in the chest while trying to medically assist injured protesters near the border. "As was widely covered in Argentinian media, the match now is being played in order to celebrate the "70th anniversary of the State of Israel", read part of Rajoub's letter.

Hamas has also been orchestrating weekly violent protests along the Israel-Gaza frontier.

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