extract from OCHA weekly report (11 – 17 February 2009) published on 19th of February
Also during the week, Israeli patrol boats
opened-fire on one occasion towards
Palestinian fishing boats sailing along the
coast near Deir El Balah. No injuries or
damages to the boats were reported.
According to the Gaza Fishermen’s
Syndicate, three fishermen have been
injured and ten fishing boats have been
damaged near Gaza City and the Middle
Area by Israeli patrol boats since the
ceasefires took effect on 18 January.