Thursday, May 7, 2009

Israeli navy seizes four Gaza fishermen, fires on boat

Date: 07 / 05 / 2009 Time: 16:08

Gaza – Ma’an – Israeli warships surrounded and seized a fishing boat and four fishermen on the coast near Gaza City Thursday afternoon.

Eyewitnessed said several boats obstructed the path of the shipping vessel, which was on its way out to sea when the naval ships opened fire on the boat.

The boat belongs Abd Al-Mu’ti Al-Hbeil, who is believed to be one of those detained. The three others have not been identified. No injuries have been reported.