At approximately 6am on Wednesday 24 November 2010, Israeli troops penetrated an area east of As-Siafa neighborhood, northwest Beit Lahia town in North Gaza district. Soldiers opened fire at Palestinian civilians who were collecting scrap and rubble from the destroyed structures near the border fence between Gaza and Israel. The group was about 300 meters from the border fence when the soldiers fired at them. They chased them and arrested one person; Ibrahim Tal'at Ibrahim Al Ashqar, 24, who is a resident of Beit Lahyia town.
Al Mezan's lawyer is following Al Ashaqr's case. Al Ashqar is now at the interrogation department in Ashqelon prison inside Israel.