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  Adar 2, 5769 , 26/02/09

Report: Hamas Smuggling Grad Missiles into Gaza

Hamas has resumed smuggling long-range Grad missiles into Egypt, according to Channel Two television reporter Ronnie Daniel. The Olmert government agreed to end Operation Cast Lead against Hamas with the understanding that the United States and European countries would set up monitors and advanced technology to supervise the Egyptian border and prevent the smuggling of weapons.

Daniel reported that explosives also are entering Gaza and that IDF target ting of several tunnel has not stopped the smuggling. The government has authorized targeted bombing of tunnels but only in retaliation to rocket and mortar shelling attacks.

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