Released for publication: Just prior to Passover, Israeli customs & security officials at the Nitzana Border Crossing with Egypt seized 4 tons of ammonium chloride concealed within a shipment of salt, destined for Gaza.
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA, JPOST.COM STAFF
Security forces have foiled an attempt to smuggle into Gaza four tons of chemicals that can be used to manufacture long-rang rockets, the Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) announced on Tuesday morning.
Before the Passover holiday, customs and Shin Bet officials at the Nitzana Border Crossing used by Egypt, Israel and the Palestinian Authority seized the four tons of ammonium chloride concealed within a shipment of salt. Continue Reading »