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Libyan authorities foil smuggling of $2 million 9-MM rounds from Turkey


Zubair Yaqoob
The author has diversified experience in investigative journalism. He is Chief content editor at

TRIPOLI: The Libyan authorities seized a 40-foot container from Turkey carrying more than $2 million and 518,000 9-mm Turkish pistol rounds before reaching armed militias in Libyan territory, a Libyan source at the port of Al-Khums revealed on Tuesday.

According to Libyan media reports, the container was supposed to be loaded with parquet floor materials, supplements and foodstuffs according to its registration papers, confirming that all the quantity on the container was lead without the presence of any other commodity, and was reserved by the customs of the five and taking procedures To find out who is responsible for trying to bring the shipment to Libya, which is suffering from the proliferation of weapons.

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