Watch – Israel foils weapons smuggling to Hamas from Sinai
Cleared for Publication: The IDF announced that the Israeli Navi in a joint operation with the Shin Bet, thwarted an attempt to smuggle weapons to Hamas from the northern area of the Sinai Peninsula.
The operation took place three months ago. A vessel came under suspicion and was stopped by the Navy’s 916th Squadron based in Ashdod.
At the end of a pursuit, the forces found weapons and arrested two Muslim terrorists on board.
Upon questioning, the two terrorists revealed that the weapons were intended to be used by Hamas’s naval commando unit.