Gaza-bound boat damaged on Turkish coast - Macleans.ca

Gaza-bound boat damaged on Turkish coast

Irish activists blame Israeli sabotage

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A boat that was destined for Gaza as part of an “aid flotilla” was damaged this week, The Washington Post reports. Fintan Lane—leader of an Irish humanitarian group that plans to deliver aid to Gaza—said this is the second time a ship headed for the Israeli occupied territory was damaged on Turkey’s Mediterranean coast this week. Lane believes the Israeli government is responsible for a gash in the shaft of his group’s boat which prevents them from embarking their mission. Mark Regev, a representative of Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, refused to comment on the incident, though he did say that Israel is often blamed for wrongs it does not commit.

The Washington Post

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