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Man shot dead by Israeli forces in Gaza amid unrest after Donald Trump's Jerusalem capital move

Palestinians clash with Israeli troops during a protest against US president Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, Friday, Dec.8, 2017. Picture by Nasser Shiyoukhi, Associated Press 
Ilan Ben Zion and Mohammed Daraghmeh, Press Association

A man has been killed and dozens more were wounded in skirmishes between Israeli forces and protesters along Gaza's border with Israel, the Palestinian health ministry said.

Mohammed Al-Masri, 30, died after being struck by live fire east of Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip, the ministry said.

More than 35 Palestinians were injured, two seriously, it added.

It was the first death since clashes erupted across the Palestinian territories after US President Donald Trump recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

The Israeli military said in a statement that during clashes along the border fence, soldiers "fired selectively at two main instigators" and confirmed hitting them.

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