Nigeria detains plane with arms from Ukraine

10:25, 18 June 2009
Ukraine
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The plane was bringing weapons to Equatorial Guinea

Nigeria intercepted a plane, bringing weapons from Ukraine to Equatorial Guinea, reported the SAPA news agency. It was detained by Nigerian secret services in the international airport of the city of Kano in the north of the country, where it made an emergency landing as a result of a technical glitch, Itar-Tass reported.

The plane crew were arrested. Law enforcers found 18 crates with weapons aboard the plane during the search. According to preliminary data, three pilots are Ukrainian citizens.

Itar-Tass

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