Egypt seizes arms on Libyan border – TV


Egyptian border guards have seized a “large quantity” of weapons at the border with Libya, state television reported.

The Nile News channel gave no more details in its brief report, Reuters rpeorts.

Egyptian media have reported a rise in smuggling of arms across the Libyan border since the uprising against Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. A senior Israeli official said in July that Libya had become a new source of weapons for the Gaza Strip, which is run by Israel’s Islamist foe, Hamas.