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    Earlier in the day, Gaza's Health Ministry said that at least 5 Palestinians had been killed and 50 wounded by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) near the border fence dividing the enclave from the territory of Israel.

    Addressing the unrest, Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman decided to cut Qatari fuel shipments into the Gaza Strip in response to the mass protests.

    "Israel will not put up with the situation in which, on the one hand, fuel tank trucks can access Gaza, and on the other, terror and violence are carried out against the Army and the citizens of Israel," the statement of the Defense Ministry read.

    On Friday, thousands of Gazans staged demonstrations on the border with Israel.

    Tensions between Israelis and Palestinians on the Gaza border have been mounting since late March, which marked the start of a wave of protests called the "Great March of Return."

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    In the meantime, the IDF stated that a group of terrorists had attacked an Israeli outpost on the border.


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