Another act of Piracy!
The move came after the Rachel Corrie refused to respond to four requests from the navy to head for the southern Israeli port of Ashdod, and stayed its course for the Gaza Strip, which is under an Israeli naval blockade.
The ship was intercepted by the Israeli navy in international waters shortly after dawn but the troops held back from boarding the vessel for several hours.
Israel confirms boarding the Rachel Corrie
Israeli navy soldiers boarded the Gaza-bound Rachel Corrie aid ship by sea, Israeli military confirmed on Saturday noon.
The Rachel Corrie will be directed by Israeli navy to dock at southern Israel's Ashdod port.