Monday, Nov. 20
Latest News
  1. Hundreds cross Rafah as Egypt continues to open crossing for 3rd day
  2. After PLO halts ties with US, Arab League steps in
  3. Israeli forces detain Palestinian activist from Bilin
  4. Israel to demolish Palestinian structures in Hebron Hills
  5. Israeli forces detain Palestinian high school students, 14-year-old
  6. Israeli forces deliver evacuation notices to 300 Palestinians
  7. Israeli forces suppress Friday protests in Kafr Qaddum
  8. Jerusalem store owner demolish own shop to avoid Israeli fines
  9. Israeli forces detain 4 Palestinians, husband and wife, from Hebron
  10. Israeli settlers throw rocks at Palestinian cars, injure 2

Egyptian security seize 10 tunnels, smugglers

March 31, 2010 5:37 P.M. (Updated: April 1, 2010 4:29 A.M.)
Al-Arish – Ma'an – Egyptian security sources said officers took control of 10 smuggling tunnels and two suspected weapons traders on Wednesday, with the help of 12 children detained the day before.

The tunnels, eight of which emerged in the Salah Ad-Din area of Rafah, were located with the information provided by 12 boys detained on Tuesday. At the time, police said the boys were attempting to escape harsh living conditions in Gaza.

While no weapons were confiscated, police said a warehouse and a large truck used to smuggle goods into Gaza were seized, along with 12 fuel tanks set for transport into the besieged coastal enclave.
Powered By: HTD Technologies
Ma'an News Agency
All rights reserved © 2005-2017