Report: Israeli satellites spotted Iranian ship loading Gaza-bound missiles


JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli spy satellites reportedly detected a ship docked at an Iranian port being loaded with missiles likely bound for Gaza.

The ship was being loaded with rockets and other munitions approximately a week ago, according to the Sunday Times British newspaper. Among the missiles believed to be loaded onto the cargo ship were Fajr-5 rockets, which were fired at Tel Aviv and Jerusalem during the recent Gaza operation, and the long-range Shahab-3 ballistic missiles.

According to reports, the ship would reach Gaza via the Red Sea, Sudan and Egypt.  

The ship was being loaded as cease-fire talks between Hamas in Gaza and Israel were underway. 

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