WATCH: IDF seizes ship carrying weapons to Gaza
The IDF Elite Naval unit intercepts ship headed for Egypt carrying tons of ammunition apparently destined for Gaza, IDF spokespersons office says.
The Israeli navy seized a ship on Tuesday that was apparently smuggling weapons
destined for Hamas in the Gaza Strip.
Elite troops from the Shayetet 13 naval commando unit took control of the ship without a struggle when it was around 200 nautical miles off Israel's coast and towed it to the port in Ashdod. According to the IDF Spokesman Unit, the ship was carrying "tons" of concealed weapons destined for "the use of terror organizations operating in the Gaza Strip."