Report: US battleships cross Suez Canal
According to Al-Quds al-Arabi report, 11 American warships, one Israeli vessel, crossed Suez Canal into Red Sea
|Published:||06.19.10, 14:55 / Israel News|
According to the report, traffic in the canal was halted for several hours in order to allow US Navy vessels, which included an aircraft carrier and carried infantry troops, armored vehicles and ammunition, to pass from the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea.
The report also noted that fishing activities in the area were stopped during the ships' passage as well as traffic on the bridges above the canal.
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