Some 20 armed men were reported ready to fight to protect an arms ship recently sunk by Israel. According to the British magazine Foreign Report, Israel’s original plan was to seize the boat and publicly display its contents. But Israeli officials decided to sink it when they learned that the 20 were ready for any attempt to intercept it.
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