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  Tevet 24, 5772 , 19/01/12

IDF Fears Stolen Tank Shells Smuggled to Gaza

The Israel Defense Forces are investigating the theft of 1,500 tank shells from a southern base, amid concern that some of the shells were smuggled via the Sinai desert to Gaza. Officials suspect a gang of metal thieves who knew the security arrangements at the base and military police are investigating the possibility that they were helped by soldiers on the base.

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