Israel launched air strikes on naval targets in Gaza

Palestinian protesters evacuate a wounded woman during clashes with Israeli troops along Gaza's border with Israel Friday

Israeli soldiers shot two Palestinians on Sunday as they tried to enter the country from the Gaza Strip, killing one of them and arresting the other, the army said.

The press service of the IDF reported that the soldiers, fixing the attempt to penetrate into Israeli territory and opened fire towards the terrorists. The other was detained for questioning, it said.

Photojournalist Yasser Murtaja, 30, was killed several weeks earlier, also while wearing clothing clearly labeling him a member of the media.

The officer spoke on condition of anonymity under military guidelines.

Khalil al-Hayya, deputy head of Hamas in Gaza, told a separate news conference that the suspects "wanted to kill reconciliation".

Israel's use of live fire has drawn worldwide criticism.

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There is considerable fear among Israelis of a mass breach in which Gazans stream across, militants mixed in, wreaking havoc. This incident took place in Gaza.

Hamas has attacked Israelis with suicide bombings, shootings and rockets over the years.

Israel says such a return would destroy its identity as a Jewish state and accuses Hamas of seeking to use the protests as a means of violence. Life in the coastal strip has deteriorated further in recent months, with rising unemployment and grinding poverty.

Amnesty International is demanding "criminal prosecutions of those responsible" for what it describes as a "murderous assault" on Palestinians participating in the "March of Return" protests, which have included violent rioters. Palestinians mark the date as their "nakba", or catastrophe.

Political rivals accused Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday of pushing ahead with a rare and disputed national decision-making meeting to tighten his grip on power and sideline them.

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