Wednesday, June 2, 2010

IDF: Global Jihad links on flotilla

Fifty 'Mavi Marmara' passengers tied to global jihad network.

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IDF: Global Jihad links on flotilla
Dozens of passengers who were aboard the Mavi Marmara Turkish passenger
ship are suspected of having connections with global jihad-affiliated
terrorist organizations, defense officials said on Tuesday, amid
growing concerns that Turkish warships would accompany a future
flotilla to the Gaza Strip.
According to the defense officials,
the IDF has identified about 50 passengers on the ship who could have
terrorist connections with global jihad-affiliated groups.
its searches of the Mavi Marmara on Tuesday, the military also
discovered a cache of bulletproof vests and night-vision goggles, as
well as gas masks. On Monday morning, at least nine foreign activists
were killed during the navy’s takeover of the Mavi Marmara, which was
trying to break Israel’s blockade of the Gaza Strip.
The group
of over 50 passengers with possible terror connections have refused to
identify themselves and were not carrying passports.
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