PHOTOS: US Navy Seizes 1,000 AK-47 Rifles From Ship Near Yemen
A U.S. Navy vessel in the 5th Fleet discovered over 1,000 AK-47 rifles aboard a ship off the coast of Yemen last week.
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Guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) was traversing the Gulf of Aden on Aug. 27 when it happened upon a dhow “transferring covered packages” to a skiff, the presser says. The Dunham boarded the skiff and conducted a flag verification, in accordance with international law. It was discovered that the skiff was stateless. In addition, the skiff had non-working engines.
A crew from the Dunham subsequently found a stockpile of over 1,000 AK-47 rifles on the skiff. A group of mariners were also discovered aboard the skiff. Those mariners were taken aboard the Dunham for evaluation and were found to be uninjured. They’ve been transferred over to the …Read the Rest
Source:: Tactical Life