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Gaza Strip: Israeli forces shoot woman farming land and sink fishing boat before arresting crew.

Gaza / PNN -- Randa Shalloufa was injured yesterday in the southern Gaza Strip by Israeli military explosives. The 35 year old was in the midst of working on her plot of land in eastern Rafah near the Yasser Arafat International Airport that Israeli forces destroyed on 14 February 2001. The Israeli military aimed and fired.Shalloufa was taken to Abu Yousef An Najjar Hospital for medical treatment.Again in Gaza the Israeli navy arrested yesterday afternoon four Palestinian fishermen. Witnesses confirm that the boat of fishermen, positioned near Gaza City, was sunk following an attack by Israeli forces.Harassment and attacks of Palestinian fishermen are commonplace in the Gaza Strip where Israeli forces often open fire and arrest the men.The agricultural and fishing sectors have taken hard hits for years, but were devastated by the major attacks of late December and January.

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Publication:Palestine News Network (West Bank, Palestine)
Date:May 7, 2009
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