Israeli navy ship attacked, on Wednesday at dawn, a number of Palestinian fishing boats, in the Sudaniyya Sea area, northwest of Gaza city, and kidnapped three fishers.

The navy used automatic fire against the fishing boats, causing damage, before kidnapping the three fishers, and took them to the Ashdod Port.

The kidnapped fishers have been identified as Khalil Mohsin Abu Ryala, 25, Shaher Mohsin Abu Ryala, 20, and Mohammad Hasan Abu Ryala, 18.

The attack is the latest of ongoing violations against the fishers, and their boats, in the besieged and improvised coastal region.