Egyptian forces arrest suspected smuggler
Published Friday 15/03/2013 (updated) 16/03/2013 16:17
EL-ARISH, Egypt (Ma’an) – Egyptian authorities arrested a Palestinian salesman Friday morning after discovering a large quantity of cell phones and parts en route to Gaza.
The suspect's car was seized and he was taken for interrogation on suspicion of smuggling items through tunnels.
Israel and Egypt have imposed a blockade on Gaza leaving Palestinians few choices but to smuggle items through tunnels under the Egyptian-Palestinian border.