55 Palestinian protesters killed as U.S. opens Jerusalem embassy

by VTV415 May 2018 Last updated at 17:30 PM

(Photo: AFP)
(Photo: AFP)

VTV.vn - Tens of thousands of Palestinians are protesting the opening of the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem, and Israeli army forces have killed 55 protesters, according to the Gaza Health Ministry.

The ministry also says 2,400 people have been hurt in demonstrations and clashes. This is the deadliest day since the end of the 2014 Gaza conflict.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas declared three days of national mourning The victims, strongly condemned Israel at the same time asserted the US was no longer a middleman in the Middle East.  Earlier, tens of thousands of Palestinians protested in the East Gaza before the opening of U.S embassy in Jerusalem.

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