At app. 6:30am on Thursday 8 July 2010, Israeli naval vessels that patrol the sea opened fire on Palestinian fishing boats north Al-Waha resort, west of Beit Lahyia town in the North-Gaza district. The IOF military boats moved towards two of the fishing boats and rounded one of them. The IOF arrested two fishermen who were on the boat. Al Mezan identified their names as follows:
· 'Ammar As'ad Mohammed As-Sultan, 17, and
· Tamer Mohammed Ahmed Zayis, 26.
The IOF took them and their boat to unknown area. The IOF chased the second boat, but it fled.