Saturday, February 20, 2010

IOF Gunboats Open Fire at Palestinian Fishing Boats in As-Sudania Area


At app. 9:10am on Saturday 20 February 2010, IOF naval vessels that patrol Gaza sea opened fire on Palestinian fishing boats which were  in  the Jabalia sea off the coastline of AS-Sudania area in the North Gaza District. No casualties or injuries were reported but the fishermen were terrified and left the area without continuing their fishing.


Israeli gunships open fire at Palestinian fishermen

Gaza Strip, February 20, 2010 (Pal Telegraph)- Israeli gunships opened fire on Saturday at Palestinian fishing boats off the coasts of northern and southern Gaza Strip, but no casualties were reported.
Palestinian sources told KUNA that the gunships stationed out at sea, opposite Sudaniya , in north of Gaza, and Rafah, opened fire on the fishing boats, which headed back to bay to avoid damage.
No casualties were reported, but the boats were damaged, they said.
Palestinian fishing boats are targeted daily, as Israel claims that they exceed the three-mile fishing limit.
Meanwhile, Mazin Abu-Riyalah, Gazan fisherman, reported on the phone at 11:30 a.m. today that Israeli gunboats are firing towards fishermen and heir boats.

Source: KUNA

Photo: Eman Jomaa