'Hear our message': Gaza border violence in pictures

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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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Israel says some 40,000 Palestinians took part
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Palestinians hurled stones and incendiary devices
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Palestinians protested at 13 locations along Israel's security fence
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Israeli forces responded to protesters with tear gas and live fire from snipers
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About 2,700 people were injured, Palestinian officials say
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Monday was the deadliest day in Gaza since the 2014 war
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Israel said soldiers had fired on people carrying out "terrorist activity and not on demonstrators"
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Israeli soldiers patrolled along the Gaza border
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There was fierce condemnation from some countries but Israel's key ally, the US, stood by it
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Tensions 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.