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Israeli navy detains five Gaza fishermen, seizes their boats

 

GAZA, January 9, 2018 (WAFA) – Israeli navy detained on Tuesday five Gaza fishermen and confiscated two fishing boats in al-Sudaniya area, northwest of the Gaza Strip, WAFA correspondent said.

He said that the Israeli navy opened fire at the fishermen and their boats as they were sailing four nautical miles in the sea of al-Sudaniya area, adding that the navy detained five fishermen after forcing them to strip from their clothes and swim in freezing cold water to the navy ships. It also confiscating their boats.

Palestinian fishermen are targeted by Israel on daily basis despite sailing within the authorized six-nautical-mile fishing zone agreed on.

K.T./M.K.

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