Israeli navy attacked, on Monday afternoon, several Palestinian fishing boats in the Sudaniyya Sea area northwest of Gaza city, abducted seven fishermen, including siblings, and confiscated their boats.

Nizar Ayyash, the head of the Fishermen Syndicate in Gaza, said the navy attacked the fishing boats close to the Sudaniyya shore within Gaza’s territorial waters, abducted seven fishermen, and confiscated their boats.

Ayyash said the fishermen were on a boat owned by Rajab al-Hassi, and identified them as, Nihad Rajab al-Hassi, Mohammad Rajab al-Hassi, Nour Rajab al-Hassi, Mohammad Nihad al-Hassi, Mohammad Abdul-Mon’em al-Hassi, Ahmad Rashad al-Hassi, and Mahmoud Jihad Abu Odah.

After many hours in captivity, the Israeli navy released the fishermen at the Erez Terminal with Gaza, after confiscating their boats.

On Monday morning, Several Israeli military vehicles invaded Palestinian agricultural lands east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.

The attacks are part of frequent Israeli violations against the Palestinians, especially the fishermenfarmersshepherds, and workers in the besieged and impoverished Gaza Strip, and resulted in dozens of casualties, including fatalities, in addition to severe property damage and the confiscation of many boats after abducting the fishermen.

In March of last year, 2021, the Palestinian Interior Ministry in Gaza said Israeli mines were responsible for an explosion that led to the death of three fishermen.