See an arsenal of weapons on a ship in the North Arabian Sea .. Who is it and where it is heading?


The Fifth Fleet of the US Navy said that the crew of the missile cruiser “Monterrey”, confiscated an illegal arms shipment on an unknown dhow in international waters in the North Arabian Sea on May 6.

A spokesman for the Bahrain-based fleet said, “The arms shipment included dozens of Russian-made anti-tank guided missiles, thousands of Chinese Type 56 assault rifles, hundreds of PKM machine guns, sniper rifles, rocket launchers and advanced binoculars.”

He said that the shipment is currently in the possession of the US authorities, while its source and destination are still under investigation.

He continued: “After the illegal shipment was confiscated, the boat was reviewed and its seaworthiness was reviewed, and the crew was provided with food and water after being interrogated before being released.”


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