Egypt seizes 8,000 liters of fuel headed to Gaza tunnels
Published Wednesday 05/12/2012 (updated) 05/12/2012 22:05
After turning a blind eye for years, Egypt started closing the tunnels after
an Aug. 5 attack in Sinai. (MaanImages/File)
EL-ARISH, Egypt (Ma'an) -- Egyptian authorities in Sinai on Wednesday seized 8,000 liters of fuel destined to be smuggled into Gaza, a security official said.
Authorities stopped the truck near the city of el-Arish, the Egyptian official told Ma'an. The driver told officers he was taking the fuel to Rafah where it would be smuggled into Gaza.