- The Washington Times - Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Correction: This raid took place in March, 2014 — not March, 2015 — as earlier reported.

A ship filled with dozens of rockets allegedly supplied by Iran was raided in the Red Sea by the Israeli navy.

Military spokesman Lt. Col. Peter Lerner told reporters that Syrian-made M-302 rockets sent from Iran were on board. Each rocket has a range of up to 100 miles.

Iran trains, funds and arms terror groups in the region and around the world and its failed attempts to transfer the arms that were discovered this morning is more proof of that,” Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon said after the raid, The Associated Press reported.

Israel also released video of Israeli troops on the ships inspecting the rockets, AP reported.

The raid, likely carried out by Shayetet 13 — the Israeli equivalent of U.S. Navy SEALs — was codenamed operation “Full Disclosure.”

Col. Lerner said the 17 crew members, whose ship flew under the Panama flag, were probably unaware of what what was hidden within their cargo, AP reported.

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