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Israeli navy opens fire at Gaza fishermen

April 12, 2019 11:12 A.M. (Updated: April 13, 2019 10:18 A.M.)
GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Israeli naval forces opened fire at Palestinian fishermen off the coast of the northern besieged Gaza Strip, on Friday morning.

Locals reported that Israeli naval boats opened fire at Palestinian fishing boats off the coast of the northern Gaza Strip.

No injuries were reported.

The Israeli army also regularly detains and opens fire on unarmed Palestinian fishermen, shepherds, and farmers along the border areas if they approach the buffer zone, as the authorities have not made clear the precise area of the designated zone.

The practice has in effect destroyed much of the agricultural and fishing sector of the blockaded coastal enclave, which has been under an Israeli air, land, and sea blockade for 10 years.
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