One Palestinian civilian was injured midday Tuesday when Israeli naval boats opened fire on residents and fishermen gathered at the beach near the Beit Lahyia town in the central Gaza Strip.
In the past 12 months, Israeli naval forces have killed eight Palestinian fishermen while doing their work, Palestinian sources reported.
Israeli gunboats wound a Palestinian north of Gaza
Gaza, March 17, 2009 (RAMATTAN) - A Palestinian citizen was wounded on Tuesday as the Israeli navy opened fire along the shore of Gaza in the northern Gaza Strip, Palestinian medical sources said. The sources added that Deeb Al-Ankaa was moderately injured after the Israeli gunboats targeted the Palestinian fishermen's boats north of Gaza near the city of Bait Lahiya.
Earlier yesterday, The Israeli navy opened fire towards Palestinian fishermen along the shore of Gaza near the city of Gaza, no injuries or damage was reported.