Palestinian shot dead by Israeli forces on Gaza border: ministry

Gaza City (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) – A Palestinian was shot dead by Israeli forces on the Gaza border Tuesday, the health ministry in the strip said, as tensions remained days after 17 people were killed when a mass demonstration led to clashes.

The ministry identified the dead man as 25-year-old Ahmed Arafa, saying he was shot in clashes east of Bureij in central Gaza.