A Palestinian child died of serious wounds sustained during the protests at the Gaza borders on Friday.

The Israeli occupation soldiers stationed at the border shot Azzam Hilal Oueida, 14, in the head while participating in the Great Return March protests near the fence to near the town of Khazaa, east of Khan Younis in the south of the Gaza Strip, Palestinian news agency (WAFA) reported.

Oueida was rushed to the European Hospital with critical injuries where he was later declared dead.

He is the fourth Palestinian to be shot and killed by Israeli soldiers during Friday border protests bringing the total killed so far since the start of the Great Return March protests on March 30 to 44. Thousands were wounded with many of them reported to be in critical condition.

On the other hand, the Israeli occupation soldiers detained at dawn Saturday one Palestinian in Bait Fajjar, south of Bethlehem, after raiding and searching his family's house. (QNA)

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