'We're not leaving': Gaza marks Great March of Return anniversary | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

'We're not leaving': Gaza marks Great March of Return anniversary

Tens of thousands of Palestinians have rallied at the Israel-Gaza fence to mark the first anniversary of the "Great March of Return" protests, facing off against Israeli tanks and troops massed on the fortified perimeter.

Israeli forces on Saturday used live rounds, rubber bullets and tear gas on the protesters, killing a 17-year-old boy at a protest site east of Gaza city, and wounding at least 59 people, according to Gaza's health ministry.

Another Palestinian was killed in an overnight demonstration ahead of the main protest, the ministry said.

Palestinians are demanding the right to return to lands from which their families were violently expelled during the founding of Israel in 1948. They are also calling for an end to Israel's and Egypt's 12-year blockade of Gaza.

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