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Israel Releases Lebanese Ship; Passengers Proceed to Beirut

The Lebanese ship “Nabilah,” intercepted yesterday in Israeli waters by an Israeli coastal patrol boat, was released today.

The “Nabilah” was on her way from Egyptian Gaza to Beirut when she entered Israeli waters. The patrol boat took the ship to Haifa. The 180-ton vessel carried a crew of five, and 29 passengers, all of whom continued on their way to Beirut when the boat was released.