At approximately 6:30 pm on 30th
April 2013, Israeli navy vessels opened fire on Palestinian fishermen
off the coast in Deir Al Balah and An-Nuseira. The Palestinian fishing
boats were located at a distance of 2.5 nautical miles off the shore.
The Israeli fire that lasted sporadically for two hours forced the
Palestinian fishermen to leave their livelihoods and withdraw to the