SHARON VISITS EILAT TO INSPECT CONFISCATED ROCKET LAUNCHERS.
Israeli Army Chief of Staff General Shaul Mofaz (2R), Prime Minister
Ariel Sharon (2L) and Defence Minister Benjamin ben Eliezer (L) look at
rocket launchers, seized on the cargo ship Karine A and displayed in
the Israeli Red Sea port of Eilat January 6, 2002. Israel said its
navy, operating around 500 kilometres (310 miles) south of the Israeli
port of Eilat, between Saudi Arabia and Sudan, seized the the ship
carrying 50 tons of weapons and explosives. An Israeli official said
the weapons were supplied by Iran to the Palestinian Authority.