Israeli navy ships opened fire, on Thursday morning, at several Palestinian fishing boats in the northern part of the Gaza Strip.

Eyewitnesses said the navy fired any live rounds at the fishing boats in Palestinian territorial waters, near the shore of northern Gaza.

They added that the fishermen had to sail back in fear of further Israeli escalation, without being able to fish and provide for their families.

In related news, the soldiers fired live rounds at Palestinians on their lands, in the eastern part of the Gaza Strip.