US Navy: Weapons shipment from Iran to likely Yemen seized

In Arabian Sea, seized 1,500 AK-47s, 200 RPG launchers & 21 .50-caliber machine guns likely bound for Yemen:

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An AP report is out today:

The Navy said in a statement Monday that the USS Sirocco on March 28 intercepted and seized the shipment of weapons hidden aboard a small dhow, a type of ship commonly used in the Persian Gulf and Indian Ocean.

 

The Navy said the shipment included 1,500 Kalashnikov assault rifles, 200 rocket-propelled grenade launchers and 21 .50-caliber machine guns. It said those aboard the dhow were released after sailors confiscated the arms.

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