A fatal incident flared up in the heart of the seas of the Gaza coast overnight as IDF Navy Commandos stormed a convoy of aid ships on route to break Israel's blockade of Gaza. The ships were not described as huminatrian by Israeli officials rather as a provocation of violence intended against Israeli troops. The IDF Spokesperson Brigadier General Avi Benayahu said soldiers were met with violence and long knives aboard the ship. 2 Guns and Moroccan made ammunition were found aboard the ship seized by the soldiers. On the basis of the first messages from the IDF Spokesperson, there were around 15 fatalities among the activists. Arab media added figures of around 50 additional passengers injured. The IDF also confirmed that six of its troops had been injured, with tw f then in a serious condition and flown for treatment in the Tel Hashomer Hospital.