US Navy seizes over 2,000 rifles from fishing boat

The Daily Star – AFP, Dubai

The US Navy said yesterday it had seized more than 2,000 assault rifles smuggled on a fishing boat along a maritime route from Iran to Yemen.
The cargo was discovered on Friday off the coast of Oman “on a route historically used to traffic illicit cargo to the Huthis in Yemen,” the Bahrain-based US Fifth Fleet said in a statement, noting the vessel “was crewed by six Yemeni nationals.”Read more on The Daily Star

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