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Photos show chaos as Gaza protests turn deadly

Photos show chaos as Gaza protests turn deadly
Relatives of Taher Ahmed Madi, 25, carry his body from the Shifa Hospital morgue to his home after he was killed during a protest at the border fence separating Israel and Gaza. (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)

Clashes continued Tuesday as Palestinian officials reported at least two more fatalities near Gaza’s frontier with Israel, pushing the two-day death toll to 64.

Israel’s military also said scattered clashes broke out in the West Bank. It said 1,300 Palestinians participated in “violent riots” at 18 locations there Tuesday, with protesters burning tires and hurling rocks and firebombs at security forces.


GAZA CITY, GAZA -- TUESDAY, MAY 15, 2018: Ammar, 12, grieves for his niece, Laila Anwar Ghandor, 11
Ammar Rezeq, 12, grieves for his niece Layla Ghandour. Her family says the 10-month-old died after being exposed to tear gas in the Gaza Strip. A doctor says she had a preexisting heart condition. Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times
GAZA CITY, GAZA — TUESDAY, MAY 15, 2018: Mariam Mahmud Ahmed Ghandour, mourns her child, Laila Anwa
Mariam Ghandour, 18, holds the body of her 10-month-old daughter Layla. Her name was added to a list of martyrs released by the Gaza Healthy Ministry. Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times
GAZA CITY, GAZA — TUESDAY, MAY 15, 2018: Family members and relatives carry the body of a dead chil
Family members carry the body of Layla Ghandour, 10 months, to her burial site in Gaza City. Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times

GAZA CITY, GAZA — MONDAY, MAY 14, 2018: Protesters carry away the wounded shot by Israeli forces as
Palestinians carry an injured man during clashes with Israeli forces near the border between the Gaza Strip and Israel on May 14. Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times

GAZA CITY, GAZA — MONDAY, MAY 14, 2018: Protesters run away from tear gas dispersed by Israeli forc
Palestinians run for cover from tear gas fired by Israeli forces near the border between the Gaza Strip and Israel. Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times

GAZA CITY, GAZA — MONDAY, MAY 14, 2018: Protesters fling projectile at the border fence separating
Protesters fling projectiles at the border fence separating Israel and Gaza in a camp east of Gaza City on Monday. Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times

GAZA CITY, GAZA — SUNDAY, MAY 13, 2018: A Palestinian woman wanders the area close to the border fe
A Palestinian woman waves a flag near the border fence separating Israel and Gaza in a camp east of Gaza City. Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times

GAZA CITY, GAZA — MONDAY, MAY 14, 2018: Medical units carry away a wounded Palestinian shot by Isra
Medical units carry an injured man during clashes with Israeli forces near the border between the Gaza Strip and Israel on May 14. Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times

GAZA CITY, GAZA — MONDAY, MAY 14, 2018: Palestinians burn tires to create a smoke column meant to r
Palestinians burn tires to reduce visibility for Israeli forces at the border fence separating Israel and Gaza. Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times

GAZA CITY, GAZA — MONDAY, MAY 14, 2018: Injured protesters are carried away by horse and carriage a
Injured protesters are carried away by horse and carriage at the border fence separating Israel and Gaza. Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times

GAZA CITY, GAZA — MONDAY, MAY 14, 2018: Palestinians gather around to cheer and chant as they burn
Palestinians cheer and chant as they burn tires at the border fence separating Israel and Gaza in a camp east of Gaza City. Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times

GAZA CITY, GAZA — MONDAY, MAY 14, 2018: A Palestinian man grimaces as he is treated by medics after
A Palestinian man grimaces as he is treated by medics after being shot during a protest dubbed the Great March of Return at the border fence separating Israel and Gaza. Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times

GAZA CITY, GAZA — MONDAY, MAY 14, 2018: Ibraheem Mohammed Al-Tubassi, father, top, and othe family
Ibraheem Mohammed Al-Tubassi, father, top, and other family members bid farewell to Yazan Ibraheem Mohammed Al-Tubassi, 23, at the Shifa Hospital morgue after he was shot by reportedly shot by Israeli forces. Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times

GAZA CITY, GAZA — MONDAY, MAY 14, 2018: Relatives of Taher Ahmed Madi, 25, carry his body from the
Relatives of Taher Ahmed Madi, 25, carry his body from the Shifa Hospital morgue to his home after he was killed during a protest at the border fence separating Israel and Gaza. Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times

GAZA CITY, GAZA — MONDAY, MAY 14, 2018: Relatives of Taher Ahmed Madi, 25, mourn his death after hi
Relatives of Taher Ahmed Madi, 25, mourn his death after he was killed during a protest at the border fence separating Israel and Gaza. Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times

DEIR AL-BALA, GAZA STRIP — WEDNESDAY, MAY 9, 2018: Palestinians test out their kites that carry tor
Palestinians test out kites that carry torches, to use for the Great March of Return, at the Bureij refugee camp near Deir al-Bala, Gaza Strip, on May 9. Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times

KHAN YOUNIS , GAZA STRIP — THURSDAY, MAY 10, 2018: Palestinian youth organize and transport tires t
Youths near Khan Yunis in the Gaza Strip last week organize tires to be used in demonstrations. The tires are often set on fire to create a smokescreen. Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times

Gaza protest
Ayish Yousif Badwan, right, sells desert treats to Palestinians gathered to protest at the border fence separating Israel and Gaza, in a camp east of Gaza City on May 11. Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times

GAZA CITY, GAZA STRIP — FRIDAY, MAY 11, 2018: Palestinians manage to capture and remove a barb wir
Palestinians try to remove a section of barbed-wire fence separating Israel and the Gaza Strip. Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times

GAZA CITY, GAZA STRIP — FRIDAY, MAY 11, 2018: Sabir Al-Ashqar, who lost his legs in the 2008-2009 G
Sabir Ashqar, who said he lost his legs in the 2008-2009 Gaza war, slings a projectile at the border fence separating Israel and the Gaza Strip. Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times

KHAN YOUNIS, GAZA STRIP — FRIDAY, MAY 11, 2018: Under the shroud of smoke from the flaming tires,
Under the shroud of smoke, Palestinians put more tires into place to burn as they protest at the border fence. Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times

KHAN YOUNIS, GAZA STRIP — FRIDAY, MAY 11, 2018: Palestinian protesters run away from tear gas duri
Palestinian protesters run away from tear gas near the border fence separating Israel and the Gaza Strip on May 11. Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times

KHAN YOUNIS, GAZA STRIP — FRIDAY, MAY 11, 2018: Under the shroud of smoke from the flaming tires,
Palestinians aim projectiles towards the border fence separating Israel and the Gaza Strip. Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times

GAZA CITY, GAZA STRIP — FRIDAY, MAY 11, 2018: A Palestinian man carry a fellow protester out after
A Palestinian man carries a fellow protester after he was shot in the foot during a protest at the border fence. Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times

Mourners gather at a funeral service for Jamal Abdul-Rahman Affana, 15, who succumbed to his wounds sustained from last Friday's protest at the Israel-Gaza border fence in Rafah,
Mourners gather at a funeral service for Jamal Abdul-Rahman Affana, 15, who succumbed to his wounds sustained from last Friday's protest at the Israel-Gaza border fence in Rafah, Gaza. Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times
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