Israeli naval vessels attacked early on Tuesday morning a number of Palestinian fishing boats, off the coast of Gaza, while Israeli tanks rolled into the eastern parts of the coastal enclave.
Local Palestinian media sources in Gaza said on Tuesday that fishing boats, sailing off the coast of northern Gaza, were exposed to indiscriminate Israeli navy fire.
The sources added that the Israeli naval vessels forced few fishing boats, carrying several fishermen, to leave the shores immediately, shortly after they began their daily routine of earning a living, just three nautical miles, inside the northern sea area of Alsudaniya.
This new fresh attack by Israeli naval vessels is a part of a long series of Israeli navy attacks on fishermen, since Israel has imposed a marine siege on the coastal enclave, back in 2007. By then, Israel began restricting fishing into only 3 9 nautical miles, along the Gaza’s 45-km-long coast.
In the meantime, local sources and witnesses said today that Israeli army tanks and bulldozers invaded few tens of meters depth, into the eastern parts of the southern Gaza Strip city of Khan Younis, mainly in the Abbasan village.
The sources added that Israeli bulldozers, backed by tanks, began bulldozing in Palestinian-owned farm lands , amidst heavy indiscriminate army fire.
Also, witnesses in Alburaij refugee camp, in central Gaza Strip, confirmed that a number of Israeli army tanks, invaded the border area of Alburaij, rolling tens of meters, deep into Palestinian-owned farm lands. No further details were reported.
Israeli troops attacks on the Gaza Strip’s lands and shores have been frequently reported over the past several years, as Israel has been enforcing a land, sea and air siege on the 2-million residents Gaza Strip, since 2007.
(Source / 30.06.2020)