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Seize Greek-manned Egyptian Vessel Carrying Ammunition for Terrorists

Israeli Navy units, responding to a distress call, intercepted and captured a Greek-manned Egyptian vessel carrying ammunition for terrorists concealed in its cargo of watermelons. The incident which occurred last week was disclosed yesterday. The vessel was towed to an Israeli port. The Israeli boarding party learned from Greek crew members that the craft had sailed from Alexandria and was bound for Lebanon. A search yielded quantities of ammunition, including 155 mm. shells. The crew admitted the ammunition was consigned to Arab terrorists in Lebanon.