The bodies of two Palestinians killed by Israeli fire in the seas off Gaza washed ashore on Tuesday, bringing to six the total number of alleged militants killed by the navy in a raid off the coast.
...On Monday, Israel attacked a boat carrying what it said was "a squad of terrorists wearing diving suits on their way to execute a terror attack."
A survivor who was on shore at the time of the attack said the six men on the boat were members of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades, an armed group which is loosely tied to the secular Fatah movement of Western-backed president Mahmud Abbas, but that there were no weapons on the boat.
He said they were doing swimming exercises some 100 metres (yards) off the coast when they were attacked by Israeli naval forces.
They were doing the wrong exercises.
But they were members not of an armed group but a terrorist group.
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