The Navy escorted a suspicious Palestinian sea vessel to a naval port in Ashdod
on Sunday after the boat failed to heed orders to return to its allocated
The IDF Spokesperson's Unit said the Palestinian fishing boat from
Gaza had swerved from Gazan territorial water, and that a Navy boat first asked
it to turn back.
After the request was ignored, shots were fired at the
Palestinian boat's engine, striking it. No injuries were reported.
vessel was towed to Ashdod and its occupants were questioned by security
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