Wednesday, March 14, Palestinian media reported that the IDF handed over to the Gaza strip body «Rybak», who was shot and killed on 25 February during clashes with IDF soldiers.
The press service, the incident was described this way: «In the North of the Gaza strip, the Palestinian ship has violated the boundary of the zone permitted for fishing. The soldiers of the IDF, following the instructions on the detention of suspects after shooting in the air, opened fire towards the boats. One was in the boat was seriously wounded and later died of his wounds. Two other men who were in the boat, detained for further investigation. None of the soldiers was injured. The incident is being investigated».
Thursday, March 8, the Supreme court of justice (the court) issued a ruling temporarily prohibiting the return to Gaza of the body of Abu Rial, who was killed during the described incident. This decision of the high court made in connection with a lawsuit filed by the family of Lieutenant Hadar Goldin, who was killed during operation protective edge in Gaza, and whose body is held by the terrorist organization Hamas.