Israeli forces open fire at Palestinian farmers, fishermen 37 times

Mar 07,2020

These Israeli violations came as part of Israeli restrictions imposed on Palestiniians’ movement.

Israeli occupation forces and opened fire at Palestinian farmers and fishermen 37 times this week, UN OCHA’s Protection of Civilians Report said.

The report said that these Israeli violations came “in the context of ongoing access restrictions.”

It pointed out that the Israeli occupation forces opened fire in the areas adjacent to the eastern fence between Gaza and Israel, as well as off the coast of Gaza.

On one occasion, the Israeli occupation forces invaded Gaza and levelled Palestinian farms east of Gaza city of Khan Younis.

Also, the Israeli occupation forces arrested two Palestinians; one while he was near the eastern fence and the other was detained at Erez, while on his way out of Gaza.

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