Report: Italy foils plot to smuggle weapons into Egypt

December 9, 2012 08:39

Italian security forces on Saturday foiled an attempt to smuggle weapons, including rocket launchers, into Egypt, Army Radio reported.

According to the report, information provided by Israel to Port Authorities in Naples led to the arrest of an Egyptian man on suspicion of receiving multiple containers-worth of arms.

It was not immediately clear if the weapons were destined for Gaza.

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