Greek 'peace' boat intercepted overnight, forced to turn back

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January 15, 2009 09:21

 
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The Israeli navy intercepted a 'peace' boat that set sail from Greece with 21 international activists on board, headed for Gaza's shores. According to Reuters, the navy threatened to open fire on the boat if it refused orders to turn back. The activists told Reuters that their boat was intercepted by four Israeli ships and was told that the navy would not hesitate to use any means to prevent them from reaching the shores.

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