Israeli navy stops two boats suspected of smuggling off Gaza coast

The IDF's Navy stopped two boats and arrested their crew of six off the southern coast of the Gaza Strip on the suspicion of their involvement in a smuggling operation from Egypt on Sunday night, the IDF Spokesperson's Unit announced on Monday.

The Navy soldiers stopped the boats with warning shots, according to open-fire regulations. 

The boats were confiscated and the suspects were detained and transferred for further questioning.

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