Nigerian navy detains Russian crew over arms

October 24, 2012   // 0 Comments

BBC News Africa The Nigerian navy has seized a foreign-flagged ship carrying arms and ammunition and arrested its 15 mainly Russian crew members. The vessel was intercepted over the weekend by patrol boats, a naval official told AFP news agency. Officials said the boat, belonging to Moscow-based security firm Moran, was carrying rifles and ammunition. Moran told the BBC the boat had all the r...

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