6:45am on Sunday 14 February 2010, Israeli naval vessels that patrol the sea opened fire on Palestinian fishing boats north of Al Waha resort in Biet Lahyia in the North Gaza District.
IOF military boats moved towards two of the fishing boats and rounded on them.
The IOF ordered four fishermen who were on the fishing boats to swim towards the IOF boats and arrested the four of them.
The IOF also confiscated their boats.
Al Mezan identified their names as follows: · Sharif Mohammed Al Abed As-Sultan,37; · Sameh Rajab Al Abed As-Sultan,23; · AAwad Ghalib Ramadan As-Sultan,21; and · Sadel Jamal Ramadan As-Sultan,18.
7pm on the same day, the IOF released Sharif and Sameh As-Sultan while the other two fishermen are still being detained.
Al Mezan's advocates are following up the development of their detention.