Egypt: Busy Controlling Smuggled Weapons*
Egyptian security forces seized US-made anti-tank and surface-to-air missiles destined for Gaza early January, and not for the first time, with weapons seized n the way from Libya before Benghazi-gate exposed the Libya CIA base unknown to even Libyan authorities.
Egyptian security officials say they have seized two tons of explosives headed to the Sinai Peninsula from Cairo. The explosives were seized in the main Suez Canal transport tunnel that links Egypt to the Sinai. The truck driver is being questioned.
Egyptian security officials searched a truck driving from Cairo towards Sinai, and found one ton of explosives hidden inside. The contents were seized and the driver taken for questioning.
On Friday, Egypt seized two tons of explosives being transported from Cairo to the restive Sinai Peninsula. Police received a tip-off that smugglers were taking the cargo through the Ahmad Hamdi tunnel under the Suez…
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