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WAR: 200lbs of Explosives Confiscated at Iraqi Border

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posted on Jul, 30 2004 @ 09:22 AM
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C-4 explosives, 20 detonators and more than 10,000 bullets for automatic weapons hidden in a secret compartment of a truck were seized as it tried to cross into Turkey from Iraq today. Officials were not readily available for comment.
 



abcnews.go.com
ISTANBUL, Turkey July 30, 2004 Turkish authorities seized 200 pounds of plastic explosives Friday hidden in a truck as it crossed into Turkey from Iraq, the Anatolia news agency reported.

Acting on a tip, paramilitary police searched the truck at the Habur border gate with Iraq and found the C-4 explosives, 20 detonators and more than 10,000 bullets for automatic weapons hidden in a secret compartment, the agency reported.


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This is still a breaking story. That's alot of C4. I will try to keep you updated. 200lbs of explosives is nothing to laugh at. I think we should take this very seriously.


[edit on 30-7-2004 by Banshee]




posted on Jul, 30 2004 @ 10:08 AM
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Originally posted by deeprivergal
C-4 explosives, 20 detonators and more than 10,000 bullets for automatic weapons hidden in a secret compartment of a truck were seized as it tried to cross into Iraq today. Officials were not readily available for comment.


The news story says it was crossing into Turkey from Iraq, not going into Iraq.



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