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Israeli Gunboats Fire at Palestinian Fishing Boats in Beit Lahyia, One Person Injured


At approximately 11am on Wednesday, 16 March 2011, Israeli naval vessels patrolling the sea opened fire on Palestinian fishing boats north of Al-Waha resort off the coast of Beit Lahyia town in the North-Gaza district.
As a result, Yaser Nasser Baker, 18, was injured by a bullet to  the right side of his torso.
According to Al Mezan's field investigations, Yaser, his father, and his brother were on board a hasaka (small boat) which was about 2 kilometers south to the separation fence when the Israeli gunboats opened fire.
The firing scared the fishermen on the boats and they sailed to land immediately.

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