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July 9, 2012 10:22 am

IDF Worried Libyan Mines Will Fall into Hands of Gaza Terrorists

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Israeli Navy patrolling the Bay of Eilat. Photo: wiki commons.

JPost – Israel fears that naval mines from Libya will be smuggled to the Gaza Strip and used by Palestinian terrorist groups to target Navy vessels and civilian cargo ships.

The concern stems from intelligence reports indicating that large quantities of weaponry – formerly stored in Libyan military warehouses – has been smuggled into the Gaza Strip, including short-range Katyusha rockets as well as sophisticated shoulder-to-air missiles.

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