Sunday, May 3, 2009

Israeli warships open fire at Gazan fishermen, no injuries

Gaza, May 2, 2009 (Ramattan) - The Israeli navy opened fire on Saturday towards Palestinian fishermen in the northern coast of Gaza Strip, Palestinian security sources said.

The sources added that the Israeli gunboats opened heavy fire, targeting the Gazan fishermen and their boats near Al-Sudaniya neighborhood north of Gaza, no injuries were reported.

Earlier today, At least five Palestinians were wounded and two others were reported missing as Israeli warplanes targeted the "tunnels area" at the Rafah border with Egypt.

The Israeli navy imposes tightened measures on the Palestinian fishermen and prevents them to sail more than 3 miles into Gaza regional water, what makes it difficult to find the good fish.