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IDF says it thwarted apparent Hamas attempt to launch attack from sea

The military says it has thwarted an apparent attempt by Hamas to carry out an attack on Israel from the sea.

According to the Israel Defense Forces, a number of operatives from the Gaza-ruling terror group were spotted today in the north of the Strip with suspected “naval diving weaponry.”

“The vessel was brought down to the beach and was apparently on its way to carry out a hostile sabotage operation toward the State of Israel’s maritime space,” an IDF statement says.

The Hamas operatives and equipment were targeted by Israeli Navy ships and military aircraft, the IDF adds.

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