IOF arrested 26 Palestinian civilians in the West Bank and nine fishermen in the Gaza Strip.
Monday, 23 March
At approximately 14:30, IOF naval troops opened fire at a number of Palestinian children who were on board of a fishing boat sailing approximately two miles away from Gaza Harbor. One of the children, 16-year-old Mahmoud Mahmoud Hijazi, 16, was wounded by a gunshot to the foot, and one of his fingers was amputated.
Wednesday, 25 March
At approximately 08:00, IOF gunboats intercepted a fishing boat opposite to Rafah beach. They arrested 4 Palestinians, including two children, who were on board the boat:
1. Mohammed 'Abdullah al-Najjar, 26;
2. Khalil 'Abdullah al-Najjar, 20;
3. Yousef 'Abdullah al-Najjar, 17;
4. 'Ali Hassan al-Najjar, 17.
· At approximately 12:00, IOF moved into 'Arraba village, southwest of Jenin. They raided and searched a number of houses, but no arrests were reported.