Gaza-Bound Boat Docks at Israeli Port After Interception

October 6, 2016 5:39 AM

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ASHDOD, Israel — A boat carrying 13 pro-Palestinian female activists was escorted to shore and docked at an Israeli port on Thursday after being intercepted by the navy while trying to break Israel's blockade of the Gaza Strip, the military said.

The military said the women on board, who included a Nobel peace laureate, "were transferred to the appropriate authorities for further processing."

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