Israeli navy ships opened fire, on Saturday evening, at Palestinian fishing boats near the shore of Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, wounding one fisherman.

Medical sources in Gaza said the fisherman suffered moderate wounds, and was moved to the Indonesian Hospital, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, to receive the urgently needed medical treatment.

The attack is part of frequent Israeli violations against Palestinian fishers in Gaza territorial waters, in addition to farmers and workers in lands close to the border fence of the besieged and impoverished coastal region.

Such attacks have led to many casualties, including fatalities, in addition to dozens of arrests. The navy also frequently illegally confiscates fishing boats after assaulting them.