Medical services spokesman Adham Abu Selmieyah confirmed that medics transported a 25-year-old fisherman, identified only as AZ, to the Kamal Udwan Hospital for treatment.
The official described the injuries as light, but noted a recent spike in the number of deaths and injuries resulting from Israeli fire in the area since the beginning of December. Thirteen Palestinians have been killed, he said, and another 34 injured.
The latest incident took place in the As-Sudanieyah area off the northern Gaza shore.
Palestinian fisherman injured in IOF shooting
|[ 25/12/2010 - 03:43 PM ]|
GAZA, (PIC)-- A Palestinian fisherman was slightly wounded on Saturday when the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) aboard navy gunboats opened heavy machinegun fire at fishermen off the coast of northern Gaza city.
Adham Abu Salmiya, the spokesman for the medical services, told the PIC that the IOF firing wounded the 25-year-old youth in both his feet, adding that he was hospitalized.
The IOF shooting at Palestinian civilians in Gaza Strip killed 13 and wounded 34 others in the current month of December.