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      Archive: 1/18/2013

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        1/18/2013, Shevat 7, 5773

      Large Arms Cache Found in Sinai near Israeli Border

      Egyptian forces seized a large arsenal in the northern Sinai Peninsula, close to the border with Israel, according to a Friday-morning report by the Ma'an news agency. The cach contained Soviet built SAM 7 shoulder-fired surface-to-air missiles, shells, explosive materials and ammunition.

      A large force raided the area south of Rafah in response to intelligence.