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Israeli vessel hits Gaza-bound aid boat
Tuesday, December 30, 2008 : Aid boat limps to Lebanese port after being "rammed" and forced to return.
A small boat, damaged as it tried to break the Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip, has arrived in the Lebanese port of Tyre.
The Free Gaza Movement, which organised the attempt to reach the territory , said their boat was "rammed" and shots were fired when at least four Israeli vessels confronted them in international waters.
He said that the crew of the Dignity had failed to respond to Israeli naval radio contact.
"It has destroyed the front of the boat and the roof ... and has left the cabin, the wheelhouse quite destroyed," she said.Read More