BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:00 A.M.) – A flotilla carrying students and patients called ‘Freedom Ship 7’ departed from the Gaza port on Monday, in an attempt to break the Israeli naval blockade on the Strip.

Israeli Navy forces dispersed the flotilla, which saw the participation of around 55 fishing boats.

“We will not stop our movement, neither in land nor in sea, until this siege is broken,” Gaza’s Breaking the Siege Committee spokesperson Adham Abu-Selmia said.

Israeli forces fired tear gas on protesters gathered near the port.

At least 49 protesters were wounded by tear gas and the alleged use of live ammunition.


Source: Ruptly

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Wounded by tear-gas = ROFL Live ammunitions? 5.56×45 ‘NATO’ : 30-35% death if hit by a single bullet (without immediate medical treatment) 7.62×51 ‘NATO’ (battle+sniper riffles) and 9mm Parabellum (SMGs, pistols) : 50% death if hit by a single bullet (without immediate medical treatment). These are for military FMJ (full metal jacket) rounds. Hunting and cops’ expanding rounds are banned from military use. These are way more lethal. As we are : Shotguns with buckshots : 95% death with a single “12 caliber” cartridge… So, live rounds, surely not! Rubber coated bullets for sure or other near non-lethal projectiles. To… Read more »