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Nigeria arrests 15 Russian sailors carrying arms

LAGOS (Reuters) - Nigerian authorities seized a ship and arrested its 15 Russian crew members on suspicion of arms smuggling, after they found several guns and about 8,500 rounds of ammunition on the boat, the Navy said on Tuesday. The vessel was intercepted over the weekend in Lagos, one of Africa's busiest ports, Navy spokesman Commodore Aliyu Kabiru said by telephone. It belonged to the Moran ...
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Added October 23, 2012
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