Palestinian official: Fisherman shot dead by Israeli navy

March 7, 2015 1:41 PM

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – Israeli naval forces shot a Palestinian fisherman dead Saturday off the coast of Gaza, a Palestinian health official said.

Tawfiq Abu Riala, 32, was killed and two other Gaza fishermen were arrested, said Ashraf al-Kidra, a Gaza health ministry spokesman.

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