Three Gazans wounded due to Israeli attack


Three Gazans wounded due to Israeli attack

28-05-2011,09:19 |  Ezzedeen Al-Qassam Brigades

Al Qassam website – The crew of a fishing boat survived an attack by the Israeli occupation navy which took place late Thursday evening off the southern Gaza Strip Khan Younis shores, three of them were injured.

Palestinian naval sources said that an Israeli navy boat rammed the fishing boat carrying a crew of seven fishermen from behind resulting in the injury of 3 fishermen and extensive damage to the boat.


The information office of the civil defence department said in a statement that sea rescue teams managed to rescue the crew and recover the damaged boat, adding that three of the crew suffered injuries varying from broken bones to bruises.


Director of sea rescue, Captin Yahya al-Tayeh, said that the team faced difficulties towing the damaged boat to the fishermen’s wharf in Gaza City.

Tayeh added that this was not the first time fishermen were targeted by the occupation navy which is trying to tighten the noose on the Gaza Strip.


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