Israel Navy Targets Gaza Fishermen with Gunfire

(MENAFN- Qatar News Agency) Gaza January 16 (QNA) - An Israeli naval boat Saturday opened heavy machine gunfire on Palestinian fishermen’s boats while sailing within the allowed fishing zone offshore Gaza.

An Israeli naval boat also opened gunfire on other Palestinian boats off the Khan Younis shores southern Gaza strip causing damages to the boats.No injuries were reported among the fishermen who apparently fled the scene for fear of being injured killed or arrested.

The current six-nautical-mile fishing zone falls drastically short of the twenty nautical miles allocated to Palestinian fishermen in the 1993 Oslo Accords. (QNA)

Qatar News Agency

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