Egyptian Security Forces Look for Palestinian Armaments

Other News Materials 12 February 2008 15:24 (UTC +04:00)

Israel, Jerusalem / Trend corr. R.Abdullayev / The Egyptian Security Forces have held raids to reveal caves and tunnels, which were dug in the Palestinian-Egyptian border region in order to come to the Gaza sector from Egypt without obstacles, MIGNEWS reported.

According to the data received as a result of raids, new tunnels were dug in the area recently, the Ash-Shark Al-Avasat newspaper in London published. The Egyptian sources also reported that according to the information by Security Forces, Palestinian groups restored and expanded their activities on arms checks in the Gaza sector. Recent information reported that large amounts of armaments in the Gaza sector were transported from Lithuania and Iran through the tunnels. According to SHABAK, large quantity of armaments, including long distance rockets and anti tank rockets have been transported to the Gaza sector. Furthermore, terrorist organizations sent tenmilitants to Sinai. The Israeli investigation department disclosed that 30 boats were transported from Sinai to Negev.

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