Sunday, 9 May 2010

Yemen seizes weapons on fishing ship

Source: Saba News Agency

Yemen's coastguard forces – Gulf of Aden captured late on Saturday a fishing ship was carrying various kinds of machine guns, ammunition and day and night binoculars.

Head of the Yemeni Coastguard Authority (YCA) Abdullah Rase'a said that YCA patrol boats have suspected a fishing ship in an area between Ras Amran and Khur al-Amirah.

After inspected, the coastguard forces found and seized the weapons in addition to arresting 14 sailors from India and Somalia were on the ship, Rase'a said.

He added that the ship now in Aden port and its 14-member crew are under investigation.

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