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Palestinian fishing boat explodes near Israeli coast
YNET NEWS.com ^ | Published: 04.13.09, 09:24 / Israel News | Hanan Greenberg

Posted on 04/13/2009 2:25:03 AM PDT by Cindy

SNIPPET: "Israeli naval patrol identifies Palestinian fishing boat moving towards Israel; boat, apparently unmanned, explodes as it nears coast; no injuries, damage reported. IDF sources believe incident was botched terror attack"

SNIPPET: "A Palestinian fishing boat exploded as it neared the Israeli coast from the direction of Gaza.

IDF sources estimated that the booby-trapped boat was activated by remote control and meant to explode near an Israeli Navy vessel or a coastal community.

A naval patrol followed the boat for about an hour and spotted no people on board. As it was several hundred meters off the Gaza shore and heading north the boat exploded.

None of the soldiers was injured and no damage was reported."

(Excerpt) Read more at ynetnews.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Israel
KEYWORDS: boat; boatbomb; boats; bomb; boobytrapped; boobytrappedboat; gaza; israel; tm

1 posted on 04/13/2009 2:25:04 AM PDT by Cindy
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To: Cindy

Yet more proof the wall protecting Israel works in cutting down the terror attacks.

Missile attacks from Gaza notwithstanding, that is ...


2 posted on 04/13/2009 2:27:47 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, John 11:25, 14:6, 1 Tim 2:5, John 3:17-18, John 20:31, 1 John 5:13, John 6:69)
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To: Cindy
Must have had a big cargo of blowfish on board.
3 posted on 04/13/2009 2:42:42 AM PDT by lentulusgracchus ("Whatever." -- sinkspur)
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To: Cindy

I hate RC boats that do that.


4 posted on 04/13/2009 2:53:43 AM PDT by Thrownatbirth (.....Iraq Invasion fan since '91.)
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To: Cindy
The bad guys are advancing .. ever advancing their technology.

If there was no 'operator' vessel nearby, they've learned some sort of GPS system of delivery.

As zero took us over by stealth, the world is in danger and I have only a little obvious difficulty in accepting a very large glass facility in the Middle East.

5 posted on 04/13/2009 2:53:45 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true.)
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To: Cindy
If I think about fishing, I think about untangling the rod/reel, what to drink while engaging in staring at the water, the weather, etc. Not wrapping the line around someone else's neck.
6 posted on 04/13/2009 3:03:54 AM PDT by allmost
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To: allmost

Well of course you do; you’re normal.


7 posted on 04/13/2009 3:08:24 AM PDT by Cindy
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To: Cindy

Well, we know the jihadis are getting support from their brethren in England.... but you know, I didn’t think anyone - not even terrorists - was stupid enough to willingly install Lucas Electric products in a new project....


8 posted on 04/13/2009 3:08:57 AM PDT by Spktyr (Overwhelmingly superior firepower and the willingness to use it is the only proven peace solution.)
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To: Cindy
I don't consider myself normal. Second hand continuous comments from third parties generally agree. Take the good with the bad from not always 'going with the flow'.

They can't outlaw fishing boats. Is this something that has happened on a regular basis before Cindy? Or are we reading tomorrow's headlines as well?
9 posted on 04/13/2009 3:16:50 AM PDT by allmost
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To: allmost

Israel blew it up I do believe. It didn’t explode on its on. The fact that they followed it and noted it was unmanned tells me they blew it up.


10 posted on 04/13/2009 3:18:25 AM PDT by cajungirl (no)
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To: Cindy

That’s a shame.....


11 posted on 04/13/2009 3:21:50 AM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: cajungirl

It’s a good thing they could track this one. From what I know Israel security forces are virtual elites in their given tasks. Trying to monitor all those fishing boats sounds a bit iffy though.


12 posted on 04/13/2009 3:24:42 AM PDT by allmost
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To: cajungirl

According to the article it was blown up by a “remote control” advice. See article in post no. 1.


13 posted on 04/13/2009 3:34:24 AM PDT by Cindy
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To: cajungirl
Israel blew it up I do believe. It didn’t explode on its on. The fact that they followed it and noted it was unmanned tells me they blew it up.

Sounds like it to me, too. Israel blew it up and said 'Oopsie, your boat just blew up all by itself.'

Ha Ha, good for them.

14 posted on 04/13/2009 3:37:36 AM PDT by JustaCowgirl (I can support a person I don't always agree with. What I can never support is a person I don't trust)
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To: cajungirl
Israel blew it up I do believe. It didn’t explode on its on. The fact that they followed it and noted it was unmanned tells me they blew it up.

Sounds like it to me, too. Israel blew it up and said 'Oopsie, your boat just blew up all by itself.'

Ha Ha, good for them.

15 posted on 04/13/2009 3:37:42 AM PDT by JustaCowgirl (I can support a person I don't always agree with. What I can never support is a person I don't trust)
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To: allmost

Regarding your questions...

This is a current news article of interest, so I posted it.

It is important if you consider:

1. Terrorism
2. Jihadi Terrorism
3. The bombing of the USS Cole
4. Review of this 2007 article:
http://www.nationalterroralert.com/updates/2007/10/30/homeland-security-sees-small-boats-as-terror-threat/


16 posted on 04/13/2009 3:37:53 AM PDT by Cindy
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To: Cindy

Thank you for the link Cindy. Headline says it all.


17 posted on 04/13/2009 3:42:08 AM PDT by allmost
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To: Cindy

sp= “remote control” device.


18 posted on 04/13/2009 3:42:41 AM PDT by Cindy
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To: allmost

You’re welcome allmost.

This article was more detailed...

stepping back in time...
http://public.cq.com/docs/hs/hsnews110-000002511604.html


19 posted on 04/13/2009 3:43:39 AM PDT by Cindy
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To: Cindy
I see a new Reality Show, Them fisherman on Dangerous Catch have nothing on exploding Fishing Boats.
20 posted on 04/13/2009 3:52:18 AM PDT by BallyBill (Serial Hit-N-Run poster)
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To: Cindy

WHAT HAPPEN?


21 posted on 04/13/2009 3:57:55 AM PDT by RichInOC (HA HA HA HA....)
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To: RichInOC
WHAT HAPPEN?

Someone set us up the bomb?

22 posted on 04/13/2009 4:07:14 AM PDT by Jonah Hex ("Never underestimate the hungover side of the Force.")
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ping


23 posted on 04/13/2009 4:11:00 AM PDT by Cindy
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It was a Passover work accident. They went *poof* during Pesach so they went to Eretz Chametz in a handbasket.


24 posted on 04/13/2009 4:45:24 AM PDT by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: Ezekiel

:>)


25 posted on 04/13/2009 4:45:52 AM PDT by Cindy
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To: Ezekiel

‘Splodey dopes in ‘splodey boats


26 posted on 04/13/2009 5:00:59 AM PDT by dennisw (0gabe our very own Kenyan subprime president)
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To: Cindy

Must have been a “Bombardier”...................


27 posted on 04/13/2009 5:06:35 AM PDT by Red Badger (If Keynesian economics worked, Zimbabwe would be a superpower.......................)
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To: Cindy
sp= “remote control” device.

Was it Beeber-like device?.................

28 posted on 04/13/2009 5:07:24 AM PDT by Red Badger (If Keynesian economics worked, Zimbabwe would be a superpower.......................)
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To: Cindy

Thanks, Cindy. Drone boat technology is getting a little too easy to achieve and a little too autonomous as well.


29 posted on 04/13/2009 5:07:51 AM PDT by SlowBoat407 (Obama had to destroy the economy in order to save it.)
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To: Cindy

Yes, a boat without anyone on board is definitely “fishy”... LOL..

Besides that, a boat that explodes is most likely not a “fishing boat” in the first place...


30 posted on 04/13/2009 5:51:00 AM PDT by Star Traveler
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To: Cindy

The Palestinian Navy on an overseas contingency operation.


31 posted on 04/13/2009 5:54:53 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Meanwhile, the sheeple graze mindlessly while awaiting slaughter at Hope and Change Ranch)
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32 posted on 04/13/2009 5:54:54 AM PDT by SJackson (Barack Obama went to Harvard and became an educated fool. Rep. Bobby Rush)
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To: Cindy

Now we must prepare for the possibility of rescuing hostages from Somalian pirates that have rigged the boat to explode, a large vessel with enough force to annihilate anything close by.

They would basically set up a trap.

After watching an episode of NCIS I am beginning to wonder just how secure our own sealift ships are from internal sabotage.

If muslims cannot use aircraft then they will use something else, like boats.


33 posted on 04/13/2009 5:57:25 AM PDT by Eye of Unk ("If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace." T. Paine)
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To: Cindy; cajungirl

The article twice mentions that Israeli artillery was used.


34 posted on 04/13/2009 6:12:50 AM PDT by Ready4Freddy ("Everyone knows there's a difference between Muslims and terrorists. No one knows what it is, tho...)
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To: Cindy

I guess the Pallies have turned to dynamite fishing....


35 posted on 04/13/2009 6:18:01 AM PDT by expatpat
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To: Cindy
Iranian-backed Hamas thugs failed on land, and now foolishly think they can also use the sea to export their Islamic terrorism. The Israeli Navy will swiftly deal with their threats.


36 posted on 04/13/2009 6:58:46 AM PDT by M. Espinola (Freedom is not 'free'.)
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To: Cindy
Israeli remote control device ...


37 posted on 04/13/2009 7:26:28 AM PDT by shove_it (and have a nice day)
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To: Cindy


You know, last time I went fishing the boat exploded.

Happens all the time.
38 posted on 04/13/2009 8:27:53 AM PDT by MeanWestTexan (Beware Obama's Reichstag Fire.)
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To: Jonah Hex
WHAT HAPPEN?
Someone set us up the bomb?


I hope they make their time.
39 posted on 04/13/2009 10:18:37 AM PDT by SpinnerWebb (mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves)
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40 posted on 04/13/2009 3:11:36 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/____________________ Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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To: Cindy

Gee. Maybe they should have used the boat for, I dunno...fishing? All those “starving” Palis, and all...


41 posted on 04/13/2009 10:18:50 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (www.publishedauthors.net/benmaxwell/index.html. Donate to members.tripod.com/tva_israel/HOME.HTM)
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