Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian near the Gaza-Israel border today after thousands of Palestinians turned out for the funerals of dozens of protesters killed by Israeli troops a day earlier.

According to Reuters, the number of protesters that gathered at the frontier today was significantly lower than yesterday.

It appeared that many had gone to mourning tents rather than back to the scene of the bloodiest day for Palestinians since a 2014 Gaza war.

Sixty Palestinians were killed yesterday, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry, including an eight-month-old baby that died from tear gas that her family said she inhaled at a protest camp near the border.

More than 2,200 Palestinians were also injured by gunfire or tear gas.

Yesterday’s bloodshed took place as the United States opened its new embassy in contested Jerusalem.



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