Gaza Terrorists Attempting to Obtain Anti-Tank Missiles

[Ha'aretz] Amos Harel - Israeli defense officials are concerned over a recent increase in the number of attempts by Palestinian terror groups, led by Hamas, to smuggle anti-tank missiles into Gaza. Hamas is particularly interested in getting Russian-made missiles that the Syrian army has, which were used by Hizballah during last month's conflict. Senior defense officials, including Shin Bet chief Yuval Diskin, have recently warned that the border between Egypt and Gaza is wide open to arms smuggling.

2006-09-06 01:00:00

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