Twelve dead in Israeli border skirmishes
Updated: 2011-05-16 07:40
By Haim Shafir (Agencies/China Daily)
Palestinians carry a wounded protester after Israeli troops opened fire as Palestinians demonstrated near the Erez border crossing, in the northern Gaza Strip, on Sunday. Palestinians were marking the Nakba (Catastrophe), their term for the founding of the Israeli state in 1948. Reports say 12 Palestinians were killed. [Photo by Mahmud Hams/AFP]
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