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Greece intercepts cargo ship carrying 20,000 AK-47s
« on: November 10, 2013, 02:09:53 PM »
This was sent to me by someone in Greece via PM. I'm not sure if he wanted to remain anonymous so I'm not going to include his name in this post at this time. And I would also like to say that if anyone is uncomfortable with posting an article because of the NSA spying then you can send the article to me, and if as long as its an appropriate article and meets our guidelines for posting then I would be more than happy to help you out and post it for you under my own name.

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Greece intercepts cargo ship carrying 20,000 AK-47s
By Agence France-Presse
Friday, November 8, 2013 18:15 EST

The Greek coastguard on Friday intercepted a Sierra Leone-flagged cargo ship in the southeastern Aegean Sea with around 20,000 Kalashnikov assault rifles on board, officials said.

The cargo ship, Nour M, was taken to the island of Rhodes where its Turkish captain and seven crew members were placed under arrest, coastguard sources said.

In a statement, the coastguard said efforts to give a full account of the firearms and ammunition on board the cargo ship were ongoing.

The state-run Athens News Agency reported that the vessel, which was intercepted near the Greek island of Symi, had set sail from Ukraine and was destined for the Turkish port of Iskenderun.

Aside from the firearms, it was also allegedly carrying a large quantity of explosives, ANA said.

The agency noted that the ports of Tartus in Syria and Tripoli in Libya had also been declared as destination ports to marine traffic systems, while Iskenderun was declared as the destination port by the ship’s captain.

The Nour M is also believed to have been used in the past for drug trafficking, ANA said.

[Image via Agence France-Presse]

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