Israel intercepts flotilla of ships bound from Turkey to break Israel’s blockade of the Gaza Strip. Food and materials for Gaza are seized along with contraband, after the ships organizers refuse to land their cargo at Ashdod port. Nine Turkish citizens are killed, along with dozens of others wounded, including Israeli soldiers.Turkey responds with a harsh rebuke of Israel’s actions.
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