Palestinians: Navy targets smuggler's boats

August 2, 2006 05:23

Israel Navy missile boats fired at the Gaza beach early Wednesday, hitting crafts and structures owned by a Palestinian known as the top arms smuggler in Gaza and Egypt, Palestinians said. Palestinian security said 11 missiles hit two boats, an office, a car and a cabin owned by Abbas Beker next to the Gaza fishing dock. No one was hurt. The military said the targets were facilities used by Palestinians to smuggle arms into Gaza.

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