Palestinian sources reported that on Monday, may 15, the Israeli patrol boat opened fire on a Palestinian boat that was outside the zone permitted for fishing.
According to Maan, the 23-year-old Muhammad Majid Bakar from the refugee camp of al-Shati in the Gaza strip was mortally wounded.
The incident occurred on Monday, may 15, around 08:30. In the boat along with Muhammad Majid Bakar was his brother.
IDF spokesman, commenting on the incident, said that the Palestinian fishermen were outside the zone permitted for fishing. Despite the warning of the military, the fishermen kept away from the coast. After several warning shots in the air, the soldiers opened fire in the direction of the boat.
The wounded fisherman was transported to the military hospital in Ashkelon, where he died from his wounds.