Hidden in a shipment of medical supplies sent to the terrorist enclave, materials needed in the making of rockets & explosive devices were intercepted during a routine inspection of goods by the on-site laboratory.
By Nikki Guttman
Security forces recently thwarted an attempt to smuggle bomb-making materials into the Gaza Strip, the Crossings Directorate in the Defense Ministry revealed Sunday.
The contraband was hidden in boxes containing medical supplies bound for the coastal enclave.
Some of the contraband materials intercepted at Kerem Shalom crossing. – Photo: Israel’s Defense Ministry
According to available details, suspect materials were discovered during a routine inspection of goods coming through the Kerem Shalom crossing. Continue Reading »
Border Crossing Authority, working with the Shin Bet, uncovered hidden water pumps used to pump water out of tunnels, and metal pipes used to make mortars, en route to the Gaza Strip to be used in attacking Israel.
By Yoav Zitun
Water pump used to pump water out of Hamas tunnels – Photo: Crossing Points Authority
Security forces in cooperation with the Shin Bet stopped a shipment of metal tubes and water pumps into the Gaza Strip Thursday morning.
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Water pumps sent to Gaza used to pump water out of tunnels – Photo: Crossing Points Authority
The metal tubes are of the variety typically used by Hamas terrorists to construct mortars, while the water pumps are typically used to pump water out of Hamas tunnels as they are being dug.