Busted! Italians stop Gaza arms shipment based on tip from Israel
Italian authorities raided a shipment of weapons that was headed for Egypt over the weekend. The shipment's ultimate destination was likely Gaza and Hamas.
A shipment of weapons bound for Egypt has been intercepted by Italian authorities in the port of Naples, the Italian news agency ANSA reported on Saturday.
The report, confirmed by Italian police, said that the operation to seize the weapons was based on information Italy received from Israel.
One Egyptian national was taken into custody by Italian police, according to the report.
The shipment in question reportedly included five containers, one of which held a rocket launcher.
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The five containers are being examined in an area of the port cordoned off by Italian security forces.