Two containers intercepted by authorities at the southern port were packed with 18,000 fireworks, 5,200 commando knives, 5,500 tasers, 4,300 tasers concealed in flashlights, 1,000 swords and several thousand other “cold” weapons.
The lethal cargo was hidden under a layer of Christmas decorations, and had been shipped in all the way from China.
The weapons were in all likelihood destined to be used against police and Jewish residents of Jerusalem by Arab extremists, who have been rioting and carrying out a series of deadly attacks since the summer. Fireworks in particular have become a weapon of choice among Arab rioters, prompting a controversial decision to temporarily ban the importation of certain types of fireworks.
Full article: Police Seize Massive Weapons Shipment Headed for Jerusalem (Arutz Sheva 7)