Gaza hospitals struggles to cope with high casualty toll

Protesters attend a demonstration near Israel’s consulate in Istanbul, Tuesday, May 15, 2018. The placards, left, read in Turkish: “Hell for the oppressors”. Speaking late Monday, the Turkish government’s spokesman announced three days of mourning after Israeli forces killed 58 Palestinians, most by gunfire, as they protested the Gaza blockade and the relocation of the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem.(AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

Protesters take part in a march to parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, to protest against the use of the deadly force used by Israeli troops against Palestinians at the Gaza border on Monday. Scores of people were killed and more than two thousand were injured in protests as the US opened its controversial new embassy in contested Jerusalem. (AP Photo/Nasief Manie)

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Patients with gunshot wounds filled wards and hallways in Gaza’s under-equipped and overwhelmed main hospital Tuesday, with dozens still waiting in line for surgery a day after Israeli soldiers shot and killed 59 Palestinians and wounded hundreds in mass protests on the Gaza border.