Palestinian death toll rises to 40 since start of March of Return

Gaza, -A total of 40 Palestinians have been killed and 5,511 others were injured by the Israeli fire since the start of the March of Return in late March, according to Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip.

The ministry said in a statement on Thursday that 3,368 of the injured Palestinians were treated at hospital while 2,143 were treated at medical points including 592 children and 192 women.

It said that 143 Palestinians were critically injured, 1,710 sustained moderate injuries while the number of those who sustained light injuries stood at 1,515.

Source: Jordan News Agency