Shin Bet: Hamas bringing weapons, rocket-making material into Gaza
Palestinian arrested by Navy dishes on naval smuggling; Israel says terror group ‘taking advantage’ of eased blockade
Illustrative photo of Palestinian fishermen seen in boats at the port of Gaza City, May 13, 2015 (Aaed Tayeh/Flash90)
The Israeli Navy arrested off the coast of Gaza last month a Hamas-affiliated smuggler who is accused of bringing weapons and illegal building materials into the Strip, the Shin Bet revealed Monday.
Salim Jamal Hassan Naman, a resident of the al-Shati refugee camp, admitted to interrogators that he’d been involved in a naval smuggling operation for some time and had helped bring in weaponry and “materials used in the production of rockets, like fiberglass resin,” the security service said.