Palestinians: Israel navy fire kills man off Gaza coast
Gaza health official says two Palestinian men were on land when they were fired upon by navy.
One Palestinian fisherman was killed and another wounded on Thursday by Israeli navy fire off the coast of the northern Gaza Strip, a Palestinian health official said.
Dr. Moaiya Hassanain said the Palestinian men were on land when they were fired upon.
He said that 25-year-old Muhammad Nady Al-Attar's was killed when his head was severed from his body, according to the Palestinian Ma'an News Agency.
The Israel Defense Forces had no immediate comment.
Also Thursday, Israeli engineers were fired upon from the Gaza Strip while working near the Gaza security fence. No casualties were reported.