January 31 2011
Two suspected members of Hamas have been arrested in Egypt for crossing illegally from the Gaza Strip, the Canadian Press reports.
The men crossed into Sinai through smuggling tunnels. The suspects were arrested Monday in a stolen car in the town of el-Arish along with three Egyptian smugglers, said Egyptian security officials.
Authorities said they confiscated weapons, hand grenades, two rocket-propelled grenades and about 50,000 Egyptian pounds (US$8,600) in cash.
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