Brig.-Gen. Ronen Manelis

IDF Warns of Harsh Response if Hamas-Instigated Riots Continue

The IDF warned that it could widen its military response to the protest that Palestinians launched Friday against the Gaza border fence, that left 16 Palestinians dead and upwards of 1,400 wounded on the first day of what is billed as a sixweek event.

A Palestinian protester hurls stones toward Israeli soldiers during a protest near the Gaza Strip border with Israel, in eastern Gaza City, Saturday, March 31, 2018. (AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra)