Seizing of the Palestinian weapons ship
Karine A: Photos
January 4, 2002

A ship carrying weapons intended for the Palestinian Authority was captured in the Red Sea by Israel’s Navy and Air Force. The boat’s cargo included 50 tons of advanced weaponry including Katyusha rockets, rifles, mortar shells, mines and a variety of anti-tank missiles. Senior figures in the Palestinian Authority were involved in the smuggling.

 Seizing of the Palestinian weapons ship Karine A- Photos
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 Seizing of the Palestinian weapons ship Karine A- Photos

 
   KARINE A 
 
The ship Karine A seized by IDF forces in Eilat port.

   KARINE A: WEAPONS 
   
 Seizing of the Palestinian weapons ship Karine A- Photos
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 Seizing of the Palestinian weapons ship Karine A- Photos

 
IDF soldiers unpacking weapons from waterproof containers.

 
 Seizing of the Palestinian weapons ship Karine A- Photos
©IDF Spokesman

 Seizing of the Palestinian weapons ship Karine A- Photos

 
   KARINE A: WEAPONS 
 
Weapons on the deck of the Karine A.

   KARINE A: WEAPONS 
   
 Seizing of the Palestinian weapons ship Karine A- Photos
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 Seizing of the Palestinian weapons ship Karine A- Photos

 
Missiles from the Karine A in protective wrapping.

 
 Seizing of the Palestinian weapons ship Karine A- Photos
©IDF Spokesman

 Seizing of the Palestinian weapons ship Karine A- Photos

 
   KARINE A: WEAPONS 
 
Kalashnikov rifles and ammunition on the deck of the Karine A.

   KARINE A: WEAPONS 
   
 Seizing of the Palestinian weapons ship Karine A- Photos
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 Seizing of the Palestinian weapons ship Karine A- Photos

 
IDF soldiers unloading crates of weapons.

 
 Seizing of the Palestinian weapons ship Karine A- Photos
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 Seizing of the Palestinian weapons ship Karine A- Photos

 
   DISPLAY OF WEAPONS 
 
Weapons seized from the Karine A on display at Eilat port.

   DISPLAY OF WEAPONS 
   
 Seizing of the Palestinian weapons ship Karine A- Photos
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 Seizing of the Palestinian weapons ship Karine A- Photos

 
IDF Chief of Staff General Shaul Mofaz shows Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Defense Minister Ben-Eliezer Russian-made anti-tank Sagger missiles seized from the Karine A.