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Israeli warships open fire at Palestinian fishermen in Gaza

GAZA, July 11 (KUNA) -- Israeli warships opened fire at Palestinian fishing boats to the north of Gaza Strip but no fisherman was injured, Palestinian sources said.
The sources, asking not to be named, told KUNA the Israeli vessels fired machineguns' bullets at the direction of the Palestinian fishing boats in an area in the sea called Sudaniya.
The Israeli attack did not result in human casualties among Palestinian fishermen who were forced to dock to avoid the bullets, they added.
Israeli warships target the Palestinian fishing boats almost daily under pretext of sailing off limits specified by the Israeli forces.
The Israeli warships forbid the Palestinian fishermen from sailing beyond three nautical miles to prevent smuggling of arms. (end) mzt.bs KUNA 120003 Jul 09NNNN