|[ 28/05/2014 - 12:03 PM ]|
GAZA, (PIC)-- Israeli navy gunboats fired at Palestinian fishermen and kidnapped three of them on Tuesday night.
Nizar Ayyash told the PIC reporter on Wednesday that the incident took place off the southern Gaza Strip coast of Rafah.
He said that Israeli navy shooting on Palestinian fishermen and their boats has become daily routine, adding that the detention of fishermen at night has also escalated.
Union: Israel navy detains 3 fishermen off Gaza coast
Published yesterday 13:08
GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Israel's navy detained three fishermen off the coast of southern Gaza late Tuesday, a local union said.
Nizar Ayyash, spokesperson for the Gaza fisherman's union, said Israeli naval forces detained Ibrahim Khamis Murad, Khamis Ibrahim Murad and Ahmad al-Jizawi while they were fishing off the coast.
An Israeli army spokesman did not immediately return calls seeking comment.