extracts from PCHR weekly report 15/9 - 21/9/2011:
IOF continued to attack Palestinian fishermen in the Gaza Strip.
During the reporting period, Israeli gunboats opened fire at Palestinian fishing boats in the Gaza Strip. No fishermen were hurt, but Israeli naval troops confiscated and damaged some fishing nets.
Monday, 19 September 2011
At approximately 07:15, Israeli gunboats opened fire at Palestinian fishing boats opposite to Beit Lahia beach in the northern Gaza Strip. No casualties were reported. Israeli naval troops then confiscated and damaged fishing nets belonging to a number of fishermen, including Qussai Mohammed al-Sultan, Shareef Mohammed al-Sultan, Mohammed Khader al-Sultan, Mahmoud Isma’il Zayed, Hussam Mohammed Zayed and Ramadan Ghaleb al-Sultan.