Skip to comments.Turkish ‘Humanitarian Aid’ to Gaza: Ball-Bearings, Cement Mixers
Posted on 07/31/2014 6:29:46 AM PDT by Olog-hai
Customs officials at southern Israels Ashdod port discovered hundreds of ball-bearings and cement mixers in a Turkish shipment of humanitarian aid to Gaza on Wednesday, raising fears the cargo could have been used by Hamas to support its ongoing war against Israel, according to Channel Two.
While both items have civilian uses, both have played a central role building Hamass rocket arsenal and its vast network of terror tunnels into Israel.
Terrorists in Gaza regularly use ball-bearings to maximize the lethality of locally-made, short-range Qassam rockets. Unlike other, more powerful long-range rockets and military-grade mortar shells smuggled into Gaza from state-sponsors such as Iran, Qassam rockets have a relatively small warhead. But while the explosion itself may be relatively small, the rockets are also packed with shrapnelincluding nails, razors and, most commonly, ball bearingswhich are scattered throughout a relatively wide radius upon impact, maiming or killing anyone in the vicinity.
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Turkey out of NATO, NOW!
Turkey out of the F-35 consortium NOW!
There was an operation in Viet Nam in which 7.62x39 rounds were reloaded with C-4 or something similar instead of gunpowder and deliberately left for the VC to stumble upon and use. Perhaps the IDF could leave some look-a-like rockets in key locations full of ball bearings and high explosives.
Turkey is no longer an ally...............if they ever were......................
Or maybe the writer needs to go back to Journalism school and learn how to construct a sentence.
the rockets are also packed with shrapnelincluding nails, razors and, most commonly, ball bearingswhich are scattered throughout a relatively wide radius upon impact, maiming or killing anyone in the vicinity.
Our Claymore mines look like two slightly curved shoebox lids, back to back. One lid has about 700 ball bearings, about 1/4" diameter, held in place with weak resin with two small sockets for blasting caps and two sets of fold out legs. It has a square sight window and, on the outside in large, friendly letters, the warning "FRONT TOWARD ENEMY".
The other lid has, IIRC, C-4, which will propel the ball bearing in excess of 4,000 fps.
Be assured, smuggling hundreds of ball bearing to HAMAS is a VERY BIG DEAL especially if they are loose balls.
Heck, the seat tracks alone must have 50.
If youd like to be on or off, please FR mail me.
Guess to Turkey, a Muslim country, concrete to rebuild the tunnels and ball bearings for mayhem is humanitarian. Don't the Turks know to supply rat poison with the ball bearings.