‚Arab Spring allows Palestinians to ramp up weapons smuggling into Gaza‘

25.07.2011                      23.Tammus, 5771

Hamas:

'Arab Spring allows Palestinians to ramp up weapons smuggling into Gaza'

In the past months, Hamas has acquired improved rockets, ready-made explosive devices, anti-tank missiles and possibly anti-aircraft missiles.

The revolutions in the Arab world, especially the Egyptian security forces' diminished control in the Sinai, have allowed the Palestinians to exponentially increase their weapons smuggling into the Gaza Strip, senior defense officials say.
In the past few months, Hamas has acquired improved high-trajectory rockets, ready-made explosive devices, anti-tank missiles and possibly anti-aircraft missiles, the sources told Haaretz….