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6 Gazan fisherman arrested, 2 boats confiscated by Israeli Navy

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Gaza30Apr3GAZA (PNIC):-The Israeli navy forces on Tuesday morning arrested six Palestinian fishermen and confiscated two boats off Gaza shores.

Local sources reported that the Israeli navy opened fire at Palestinian fishing boats off al-Sudaniyya shore in northern Gaza, arrested six Palestinians, including two children, and forced them to strip off their clothes and get into the sea.

The Israeli forces also seized two boats and transferred them, along with the six detainees, to Ashdod port.

Head of the fishermen committee at the Union of Agricultural Work Committees, Zakaria Baker, told the PNIC that the Israeli navy forces deliberately harass Gazan fishermen on a daily basis by shooting at them, arresting them, confiscating their boats or damaging their fishing nets.

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