Flotilla activist weilding knife 311.
(photo credit: Courtesy)
Video footage released Wednesday by the IDF shows the Gaza protest flotilla passengers preparing for a violent assault on the approaching IDF force.
The video was taken from the security cameras of the flotilla ships
minutes before they were boarded by the IDF raid Monday.
footage, the activists can be seen gathering various weapons such as iron rods, broken
bottles, slingshots and other iron implements, then pointing to the sea in anticipation
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IDF Video: Flotilla activists preparing for attack
The flotilla originated in Cyprus and attempted to break the Israeli
imposed blockade on Gaza. It was raided and captured
by IDF commando forces on Monday
night. The soldiers were assaulted by the activists, resulting in 9
casualties among them.