Gazan Fishermen Fired at by Israeli Gunships You must have Flash installed to view this content.
Fishermen at sea before dawn
Israeli gun boats in the distance
SOT-Mohamed Eid Abu Hassira fisherman -
"Ten minutes before you came they were shooting at us and the bullets hit the surface of the water around us to distance us from the fishing."
The fishermen pull their nets in
SOT0 Alaa Fouad Al-habeel fisherman-
"When I work I have to keep looking left and right frightened that they might come towards us and if they do they would start shooting at us, so as soon as I pull the net in, I pull the boat back right away."
Fishermen pulling in the nets
SOT-Alaa Fouad Al-Habeel fisherman:
"I heard the first two shots and when I heard the third one, I felt my leg as if it was exploding in the air and blood was everywhere."
Alaa shows the bullet he was shot with
SOT-Alaa Fouad Al-habeel fisherman:
"This is our only income, we don’t know how to do anything else, so do they want us to leave the sea? We will never do that."
Bullets holes in the ship
Fishermen loading crates on to the docks
Fishermen in boats at sea
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