IDF foils weapons smuggling attempt in Dead Sea region

Israeli forces find a number of AK-47 assault rifles, magazines and additional weaponry aboard a boat

Date: 25/07/2011, 11:14 AM     Author: Barney Breen-Portnoy, IDF (Zahal) Website

On Monday morning (July 25), the IDF (Zahal) and the Israel Police thwarted a weapons smuggling attempt in the Dead Sea region.

Israeli forces intercepted a boat aboard which there were two Palestinians in possession of a number of AK-47 assault rifles, magazines and additional weaponry.

The two suspects will be questioned by security forces.