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Israeli back-packers detained for possession of forgotten bullets: This time in India & Egypt


Young Israelis recently discharged from the IDF are notoriously known for traveling with an unintentionally forgotten bullet in their back-packs. This weekend a recently-discharged soldier at the Taba Crossing to Egypt, and a young woman in New Delhi were both detained for having a rifle bullet in their luggage.

By Itamar Eichner


Over the weekend, two Israelis were arrested abroad—one in India and one at the Taba Crossing into Egypt—for having rifle bullets in their bags.

“R.” was flying to India via Moscow and was detained at the New Delhi airport on her way to Dharamshala. She was going though the security check before her connecting flight when a bullet was found that she had apparently forgotten about from her IDF service. Continue Reading »