- Infowars - http://www.infowars.com -

Israeli navy seizes Gaza-bound yacht

Posted By aaron On July 19, 2011 @ 12:57 pm In Old Infowars Posts Style,World News | Comments Disabled

Ori Lewis
July 19, 2011

(Reuters) – The Israeli navy Tuesday seized a French yacht carrying pro-Palestinian activists heading for the blockaded Gaza Strip and forced it to go to Israel’s Ashdod port, a military spokeswoman said.

“I can confirm that the yacht has been boarded and that everything went smoothly, there were no casualties,” the spokeswoman said after marines boarded the “Dignite-Al-Karama” yacht in the eastern Mediterranean.

Chief military spokesman Brigadier-General Yoav Mordechai said the passengers were transferred from the yacht to one of the warships sent to intercept it and were en route to Ashdod.

Read full article


Article printed from Infowars: http://www.infowars.com

URL to article: http://www.infowars.com/israeli-navy-seizes-gaza-bound-yacht/

Copyright © 2015 Infowars. All rights reserved.