Hamas reports fisherman killed by IDF fire off Gaza coast

By JPOST.COM STAFF
September 24, 2010 12:46

IDF naval vessels fired on a Palestinian boat off the northern Gaza Strip on Friday, killing a fisherman, Hamas officials said according to a Reuters report.

An Israeli military spokeswoman confirmed that a fishing boat approaching the limits of where Palestinian vessels are allowed was shot at by IDF forces."We fired warning shots to turn them back, and when they did not respond, we fired at the boat," the spokeswoman said. "We are checking the claim that there was a casualty."


Related Content

Breaking news
October 18, 2019
Erdogan claims there are no ongoing clashes in northeast Syria

By REUTERS, JERUSALEM POST STAFF

Cookie Settings