Israel: 40 160-km-range rockets aboard 'Iran arms ship'
Published Sunday 09/03/2014 20:16
JERUSALEM (AFP) -- The Israeli military said on Sunday it had found 40 rockets with a range of 160 kilometers aboard a ship allegedly transporting arms from Iran to the Gaza Strip.
The army said it seized the Panamanian-flagged Klos-C on Wednesday and escorted it to the Red Sea port of Eilat where it was inspected on Sunday and unloaded in an operation dubbed "Full Disclosure".
"Weaponry Found Onboard Klos-C: 40 rockets (type M-302), up to the range of 160 kilometers, 181 122mm mortar shells, approximately 400,000 7.62-calibre rounds," were found, a statement said.