Naval Raid on Gaza-bound Arms Ship Blocks Smuggling Route, Says Senior Officer

Intelligence officer adds, however, that new weapons shipment routes will be found; says alarm bells rang when army identified weapons were sent from Syria to Iran.

A senior Israeli Military Intelligence official said on Thursday that Wednesday’s seizure in the Red Sea of a ship carrying rockets will end smuggling attempts using this route for some time to come. At a press briefing the officer, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said the weapons shipment on the...