Israeli forces injure 4 Palestinian protesters

                              By Meryem Kasim</p>    <p>GAZA, Palestine (AA) - Israeli armed forces on Monday injured four Palestinian protesters on Monday near Gaza-Israel border, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health.</p>    <p>In a statement, the Health Ministry said four demonstrators were hit by live bullets shot by Israeli forces. </p>    <p>For the last seven months, Palestinians in Gaza have been staging regular demonstrations along the Gaza-Israel buffer zone to demand the right to return to their homes in historical Palestine from which they were driven in 1948.  </p>    <p>They also demand an end to Israel’s 12-year blockade of the Gaza Strip, which has gutted the coastal enclave’s economy and deprived its two million inhabitants of many basic commodities.</p>      <p>Since the rallies began on March 30, more than 210 Palestinians have been martyred-- and thousands more injured -- by Israeli troops deployed along the other side of the buffer zone.