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Title: Israel deploys drones to drop tear gas on Gaza protesters
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URL Source: https://www.timesofisrael.com/israe ... p-tear-gas-on-gaza-protesters/
Published: Apr 29, 2021
Author: AGENCIES and TOI STAFF
Post Date: 2021-04-29 09:03:46 by Ada
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Friday’s violence marked one of the first uses of the new technology, Border Police spokesman says

A picture taken on March 30, 2018 shows a Border Police drone dropping tear gas canisters during clashes with Palestinian protesters near the border with Israel, east of Gaza City. (AFP PHOTO / MAHMUD HAMS) A picture taken on March 30, 2018 shows a Border Police drone dropping tear gas canisters during clashes with Palestinian protesters near the border with Israel, east of Gaza City. (AFP PHOTO / MAHMUD HAMS) Israel on Friday used new technology to counter violent protests along the Gaza border, with Border Police using small drones to drop tear gas on Palestinian protesters.

An AFP correspondent saw a drone release around 10 gas canisters as protesters on the border with Israel cursed the small craft. People quickly scattered when they saw the drones approaching.

A police spokesman acknowledged operational deployment of the new technology.

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