Smuggled electronics intercepted by the Defense Ministry at the Kerem Shalom border crossing.
(photo credit: ADMINISTRATION OF BORDER CROSSINGS)
Security guards from the Defense Ministry intercepted an attempt to smuggle advanced electronics to terrorists in the Gaza Strip by way of the Kerem Shalom border crossing, the Defense Ministry announced on Monday.
The interception, made jointly by the Defense Ministry, Shin Bet, and the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories, discovered a number of infrared cameras, communication devices, and remote control security cameras.
"The items were hidden in an Israeli truck that was carrying communications equipment to the Gaza Strip," the Defense Ministry said. "Security elements are continuing the investigation."
The interception is the second of its kind in the past week
, the Ministry added. Since January this year, the Administration of Border Crossings, which is run by the Defense Ministry, intercepted over 100 smuggling attempts of banned goods into Gaza that were intended for terror organizations.
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