Final Inventory of Iran Arms Ship: 40 Rockets, 180 Mortars, 400,000 Bullets

March 9, 2014


Yaakov Lappin


The Jerusalem Post

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  • Iran
  • Syria

Israel intercepted a ship in the Red Sea that was carrying Iranian weapons bound for Gaza. The arms seized from the Klos C, a freighter, included 40 M-302 rockets, 180 120 mm mortar shells, and about 400,000 7.62 mm bullets. The M-302 rockets, which have a range of 90 to 160 km, were originally flown from Syria to Iran and then loaded onto the freighter at the port of Bandar Abbas. The ship was heading to Port Sudan, where Israeli officials believe Iran's Quds Force planned to smuggle the rockets into Gaza.