The European Union has called for probe into killing of sixteen Palestinians by Israeli forces during protests in Gaza, reported Radio Pakistan.

According to the report, European Union's diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini, in a statement in Brussels, said the use of live ammunition by Israeli forces should be part of an independent and transparent investigation.

Meanwhile, the Doha-based International Union of Muslim Scholars has called for protests worldwide in support of Palestinians' right to return to their homes.