10 May 2019 Israeli troops kill a Palestinian at Gaza border protest; ceasefire undermined

On 10 May, Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian during weekly protests along the border with Israel, Gaza health officials said. In addition, 30 other people were wounded by live gunfire during the protest, in which thousands participated. An Israeli spokeswoman said troops opened fire when some of the demonstrators approached the fortified fence. Egyptian security mediators were visiting the region to establish a ceasefire understanding between Israel and Gaza militants, led by Hamas. Protesters were demanding an end to the Israeli-Egyptian blockade on Gaza and Palestinian’s rights to lands.