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Tuesday, June 01, 2010

"Humanitarian" supplies found aboard siezed ship

Gasmasks, bullet-proof vests, and night-vision goggles... yup, all just standard issue for the modern aid worker... and the search is not yet complete.
According to the defense officials, the IDF has identified about 50 passengers on the ship who could have terrorist connections with global jihad-affiliated groups.

During its searches of the Mavi Marmara on Tuesday, the military also discovered a cache of bulletproof vests and night-vision goggles, as well as gas masks. On Monday morning, at least nine foreign activists were killed during the navy’s takeover of the Mavi Marmara, which was trying to break Israel’s blockade of the Gaza Strip.

The group of over 50 passengers with possible terror connections have refused to identify themselves and were not carrying passports. Many of them were carrying envelopes packed with thousands of dollars in cash.

The military is working to identify the passengers and is looking into the possibility that some of them have been involved in terror attacks. Some of them are apparently known Islamic extremists.

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  • At Tue. Jun. 01, 11:46:00 p.m. EDT, Blogger Anon1152 said…

    I won't be surprised if weapons are found.

    But... "Gasmasks, bullet-proof vests, and night-vision goggles" are not, on their own, un-humanitarian or non-humanitarian. Quite frankly, I think they are things you would need when you risk confronting and armed force... at night.

    If I could afford it, I'd have those things at home as standard emergency supplies.

  • At Wed. Jun. 02, 08:39:00 a.m. EDT, Blogger Bert said…

    Nooooo !! Say it ain't so. /sarcasm

  • At Wed. Jun. 02, 10:29:00 p.m. EDT, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    Was there guns?


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