Factbox: Many nationalities in Gaza flotilla

(BestGrowthStock) – An estimated 700 people from many different countries were on board vessels in the Gaza-bound flotilla attacked by Israeli commandos, according to the Free Gaza Movement.

The majority were Turkish.

There were also nationals from the following countries:

The United States, Britain, Australia, Greece, Canada, Malaysia, Algeria, Serbia, Belgium, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Kuwait.

Three German parliamentarians were aboard the Turkish boat which was stormed. There were also two Palestinian Knesset members.

Swedish author Henning Mankell was also on board the flotilla.

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Factbox: Many nationalities in Gaza flotilla