480 flotilla passengers detained in Israeli prisons

By JPOST.COM STAFF
June 1, 2010 08:53

Some 480 passengers from the Gaza-bound flotilla which was raided by Israeli forces were detained on Monday evening and Tuesday morning.

During the course of their investigations, authorities will decide which activists will be deported and which will be detained. According to Israel Radio, most of the detainees were slated for deportation.

Early Tuesday morning, 48 of the detainees were transferred to Ben Gurion International Airport for deportation to their countries of residence.


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