Egypt Seizes Arms Convoy Headed to Sinai

(Ynet News) Roi Kais - Egyptian security forces intercepted three trucks carrying weapons en route to Sinai, Ynet learned Thursday. The arms shipment, which included surface-to-surface and anti-tank missiles, as well as RPG rockets, originated from Libya. According to Al-Ahram, Egyptian security forces seized 40 surface-to-surface missiles, 17 RPG rockets, seven assault rifles, surveillance equipment and over 10,000 rounds of ammunition. Al-Sharq Al-Awsat reported that the shipment was "not sponsored by private individuals, but rather by international intelligence agencies trying to undermine Egypt's internal security."

2012-05-11 00:00:00

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