Authorities in Somalia's Puntland Region Tout Capture of Weapons-laden Boat 1 234 567

Authorities in Somalia's Puntland Region Tout Capture of Weapons-laden Boat

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Authorities in Somalia’s semi-autonomous region of Puntland said on Saturday they have seized a boat loaded with weapons, officials told VOA.

“We have captured the boat, named Al Faruq, loaded with different weapons, including anti-aircraft machineguns, AK47 rifles, pistols and ammunition,” said Mohamed Mohamud Hassan, the acting regional maritime police chief.

Hassan said Puntland police tracked the boat at sea as it tried to escape near Mareero coastal area nine kilometers east of...

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