Trump 5 Words spell Disaster re; US Jerusalem embassy, least 52 Palestinians Killed as Israel opened fire

A Palestinian man walks in the smoke billowing from burning tyres during clashes with Israeli forces along the border with the Gaza Strip.MASS clashes to protest the relocation of the US embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv has killed at least 52 Palestinians as Israel opened fire on the Gaza border.

The US move fulfilled a pledge by President Donald Trump, who has recognised the holy city as the Israeli capital, but it has fired Palestinian anger and drawn criticism from many foreign governments as a setback to peace efforts.

Gaza’s Health Ministry says the number of deaths has made it the deadliest day in Gaza since a 2014 war with Israel.

It says 1204 Palestinians were shot and wounded in mass protests near the Gaza border fence with Israel. The ministry says this includes 116 who were in serious or critical condition.

The statement says about 1200 others suffered other types of injuries, including from teargas.

via US Jerusalem embassy: What you need to know | PerthNow