Yemen, U.S. intercept ship with 'large cache of illegal arms'
January 28th, 2013
11:29 PM ET

Yemen, U.S. intercept ship with 'large cache of illegal arms'

By Barbara Starr and Greg Botelho

Yemeni authorities working with the U.S. Navy intercepted a ship carrying a "substantial" cache of "illegal arms" such as surface-to-air missiles, potent explosives and rocket-propelled grenades, a U.S. official and Yemen's government said Monday.

The incident took place in Yemeni territorial waters in the Arabian Sea last Wednesday, according to a statement issued five days later from Yemen's embassy in Washington.

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soundoff (7 Responses)
  1. Portland tony

    Cache of "illegal" weapons? Illegal for who?

    January 29, 2013 at 4:09 pm | Reply
  2. wjmccartan

    This incident here shows just much the right-wing thugs in Washington control things in Yemen. Yemen is no more than a U.S. satellite state just like Poland was to Russia after WW2! Unfortunately, I expect more will pop up sooner or later!

    January 29, 2013 at 11:06 am | Reply
  3. smako

    Why not follow it to its destination then blow it the he'll up?

    January 29, 2013 at 10:37 am | Reply
  4. me

    Now tell us where they came from and find the dealer, give him back at least one of these bullets, maybe right between the eyes. The back of the head is very affective as well, that's the way it looks in movies, and around the block. That searching is costing a helluva lot of money, somebody should get some payback.

    Just a thought

    January 29, 2013 at 1:30 am | Reply
    • BigShiz

      Who do you thinkit all goes back to(cia)? Where do you think it was going (Syria)?

      January 29, 2013 at 11:53 am | Reply
  5. Tembisa

    Reblogged this on World Chaos.

    January 29, 2013 at 12:32 am | Reply

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