Friday, June 12, 2009

Israeli warships open fire on Gazan fishermen; damage boats

Date: 12 / 06 / 2009 Time: 09:32

Gaza – Ma’an – Israeli warships damaged several fishing boats when they opened fire on Gazan fishermen off the coast of Khan Younis and the central Strip area Friday morning.

Eyewitnesses said warships concentrated in the two areas and advanced on fishing boats then opened fire.

Head of Emergency and Ambulance Services in the Strip Dr Muawiyah Hassanein confirmed there were no injuries, but noted that fishermen reported damage to their boats.