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Italian police on Saturday seized a shipment of weapons intended for Egypt with a final destination of Gaza, the Italian news agency ANSA reported.

The report said that the weapons were hidden in a cargo shipment and were found in the port of Naples. Local police confirmed the report.

The weapons, which included a rocket launcher among other things, were part of a shipment that was supposed to go on an Egyptian ship which has been detained by local authorities, reported ANSA. The container in which the weapons were found was part of a shipment of five containers, and the four remaining containers are currently being examined by the Italian customs authorities.

via VoiceOfTheCopts.org – Italy Stops Weapons Shipment to Gaza.