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Monday was the deadliest day since violent unrest returned to the Gaza Strip border fence with Israel almost two months ago.

Palestinian protests were fuelled by the opening of the new US embassy in Jerusalem.

Israeli troops guarding the border killed at least 58 people and injured almost 3,000.

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image captionIsrael says some 40,000 Palestinians took part
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image captionPalestinians hurled stones and incendiary devices
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image captionPalestinians protested at 13 locations along Israel's security fence
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image captionIsraeli forces responded to protesters with tear gas and live fire from snipers
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image captionAbout 2,700 people were injured, Palestinian officials say
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image captionMonday was the deadliest day in Gaza since the 2014 war
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image captionIsrael said soldiers had fired on people carrying out "terrorist activity and not on demonstrators"
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image captionIsraeli soldiers patrolled along the Gaza border
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image captionThere was fierce condemnation from some countries but Israel's key ally, the US, stood by it
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image captionTensions were high in Gaza on Tuesday as Palestinians prepared to bury their dead

All images subject to copyright. Witness interviews by Reuters and AFP news agencies.

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