Egypt impounds SA-18 rockets for new Hamas anti-air unit

DEBKAfile’s military sources report that Egyptian police seized large consignments of weapons destined for the Gaza Strip as part of their campaign to halt the flow of contraband Libyan weapons to Palestinian enclave. The shipments included a large number of advanced SA-18 IGLA bound for the new Hamas anti-air unit, as well as improved Qassam rockets and 100 military vehicles. They were seized in Egyptian raids in Sinai and the Western Desert on the Libyan border.

 

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