On Saturday night, Israeli soldiers fired dozens of live rounds, gas bombs, and flares at Palestinian fishing boats in Palestinian waters in the central and southern parts of the coastal region.

Media sources said the navy chased the boats and fired live rounds and flares at them while fishing near the Nusseirat and Deir al-Balah shores in central Gaza.

They added that the navy also attacked fishing boats with live fire and gas bombs in Rafah, in the southern part of the coastal region.

The attacks caused damage and forced the fishermen to leave without being able to fish to provide for their families.

The attacks are part of constant 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 2021, the Palestinian Interior Ministry in Gaza said Israeli mines were responsible for an explosion that led to the death of three fishermen.