Israeli Arab suspected of smuggling weapons into Egypt

By JPOST.COM STAFF
October 23, 2011 17:42

An Israeli Arab was arrested on suspicion of attempting to smuggle weapons across the Egyptian border, Egyptian security forces reported on Sunday.

According to the report, the suspect was found with a wooden box containing rifle, pistols and ammunition in his possession.

A preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect, a driver for a tourism agency, was on his way to meet another tourism worker on the other side of the Taba Border Crossing.

The Foreign Ministry in Israel is investigating the report.


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