Israeli Navy Attacks Fishing Boats In Gaza Waters

22 May
3:03 PM

Israeli navy ships attacked, on Friday morning, several Palestinian fishing boats in the Sudaniyya area, northwest of Gaza City, causing significant property damage.Eyewitnesses said the Navy fired dozens of rounds of live ammunition at fishing boats less than four nautical miles off the Gaza shore. The fishers had to sail back to shore fearing additional Israeli escalation.

The Navy conducts daily assaults and violations against the Palestinian fishers, depriving them from providing livelihood to their families.

On Thursday evening, soldiers fired a number of firebombs into Palestinian farmlands, planted with wheat, east of Jabalia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. http://www.imemc.org/article/71670

On Wednesday evening, Israeli navy ships opened fire on Palestinian fishing boats in the al-Waha and as-Sudaniyya areas, in Gaza, causing excessive damage but no injuries. http://www.imemc.org/article/71636

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