Egypt seizes weapons bound for Gaza


JERUSALEM (JTA) — Egyptian police intercepted weapons intended to be smuggled into Gaza.

About 190 anti-aircraft missiles were discovered at three weapons depots in central Sinai, the Ma’an News Agency reported Saturday. About 1,500 bullets of various sizes also were discovered there.

Other stores of weapons, including anti-tank landmines, and a cache of machine guns were discovered in towns on the border with southern Gaza, according to the report.

Meanwhile, Egypt reportedly destroyed 12 smuggling tunnels into the Gaza Strip over the weekend.  

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