World Bulletin/News Desk
A Palestinian fisherman was injured Saturday by Egyptian gunfire off the coast of the Gaza Strip, a spokesman for Gaza's fishermen has said.
"The fisherman was injured when Egyptian soldiers opened fire from a watch tower on naval border [between Egypt and the Gaza Strip]," Nizar Ayyash, the head of Gaza's Palestinian Fishermen's Union, told The Anadolu Agency.
The Palestinian Health Ministry confirmed that a fisherman was injured by the gunfire.
"A 21-year-old fisherman sustained moderate injuries by gunfire off the coast of the southern Rafah city," ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qodra told AA.
Egyptian authorities have yet to comment.Güncelleme Tarihi: 13 Aralık 2014, 13:22