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Egypt 'seizes anti-aircraft shells' near Israel border

Feb. 5, 2013 2:28 P.M. (Updated: Feb. 6, 2013 1:08 P.M.)
EL-ARISH, Egypt (Ma'an) -- Egyptian authorities on Tuesday seized a stash of anti-aircraft shells in Sinai, around 30 km from the Israeli border, a security source said.

The Egyptian security official told Ma'an that a large force backed by armored vehicles raided a desert area 10 km from Houseinat, south of el-Arish.

They found 99 rounds of anti-aircraft shells and explosives buried underground, he said.

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