Sunday, December 7, 2008

Israel blocks 'siege-busting' ship


"Special security forces have been deployed in and around Jaffa's streets and port in order to stop a ship carrying medical and food supplies reaching Gaza.

Elias Karram, Al Jazeera's correspondent in Jaffa, said on Sunday that the ship had been prevented from docking at the small city port where it was due to pick up supplies before sailing on to the Gaza Strip.

Maritime police boarded the boat before it could anchor and collect supplies.

Israeli forces on Sunday morning also seized a truck carrying the humanitarian supplies that were to be transferred onto the ship, Karram said....."

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