Egyptian Soldiers Shoot and Injure Gaza Fisherman

December 16, 2014 4:05 AM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0
16 Dec
4:05 AM

A Palestinian fisherman was injured, this past Saturday, by Egyptian gunfire off the coast of the Gaza Strip, according to a spokesman from the Gaza fishing community.’The fisherman was injured when Egyptian soldiers opened fire from a watch tower on naval border [between Egypt and the Gaza Strip],’ Nizar Ayyash, the head of Gaza’s Palestinian Fishermen’s Union, told Anadolu Agency.

The Palestinian Ministry of Health confirmed that a fisherman was injured by the gunfire.

‘A 21-year-old fisherman sustained moderate injuries by gunfire off the coast of the southern Rafah city,’ ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qodra told Anadolu.

Egyptian authorities, however, have made no comment so far.

See also: 12/07/14 Israeli Navy Escalates Attacks Against Gaza Fishermen

12/15/14 Israeli Forces Continue to Fire on Gaza Farmers

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