Swedish flotilla sets sail to challenge Gaza blockade

By JPOST.COM STAFF
October 7, 2012 13:10




The Swedish flotilla Estelle sailed on Saturday from Naples in Italy towards the Gaza Strip as part of the "Freedom Flotilla" movement, Israel Radio reported.

The ship intends to reach the shores of Gaza in two weeks.

The crew consists of 17 activists from around the world, including Canada, Israel, Norway, Sweden and the United States.

It is said to be carrying humanitarian goods.

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