Report: Egypt foils attempt to smuggle 17 rockets to Gaza

ByJPOST.COM STAFF
December 24, 2012 20:12




Egyptian armed forces foiled an attempt to smuggle 17 French-made TDI model rockets into the Gaza Strip, the Egypt Independent quoted an anonymous military sources as saying Monday.

According to the report, Egyptian military forces, in cooperation with local Bedouins, stopped the smuggling attempt in northern Sinai. The rockets intercepted were caliber 68 mm, which have a range of three kilometers.

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