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US Navy seizes 70 tons of missile fuel hidden in dhow from Iran to Yemen

The US Navy said Tuesday it found 70 tons of a missile fuel component hidden among bags of fertilizer aboard a ship bound to Yemen from Iran, the first-such seizure in that country’s years long war as a cease-fire there has broken down.

The US Coast Guard ship USCGC John Scheuerman and guided-missile destroyer USS The Sullivans stopped a traditional wooden sailing vessel known as a dhow in the Gulf of Oman on November 8, the Navy said.

During a weeklong search, sailors discovered bags of ammonium perchlorate hidden inside of what initially appeared to be a shipment of 100 tons of urea.

Urea, a fertilizer, also can be used to manufacture explosives.

Source: Al Arabiya

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Tuin Boon 15:42 15.11.2022
Perfect result of thorough investigation and search
Rhoda Wright 14:28 15.11.2022
Congratulations on the find of missile fuel 👍