The US The military captured a huge shipment of explosives From Iran To Yemen Last week’s violation of A UN Security Council resolution.

The Navy and Coast Guard intercepted fishing boat carrying some 180 tons of urea fertilizer and ammonium perchlorate is the US Central Command announced Monday.

Coast Guard ship USCGC John Scheeuerman and The USS Sullivans, a Navy guided-missile cruiser, came across the vessel while it was in the Gulf of Oman on November 8, according to NBC News.

The hazardous materials were removed by explosive disposal technicians and Officials said that they transferred the Yemeni crew to the local authorities and then sank the boat in the Gulf Sunday.

The boat contained 70 people. tons of ammonium perchlorate, the first time US Forces in the region discovered the oxidizer which can be used for rocket making. and missile fuel.

A fishing boat with 40 passengers was launched earlier this year. tons of According to the outlet, urea fertilizer was taken in the Gulf after leaving Somalia.

The Navy and Coast Guard intercepted fishing boat carrying some 180 tons of urea fertilizer and ammonium perchlorate.
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Sailors intercept a dhow in the Gulf of Oman on Nov. 8, 2022.
The Navy intercepted a boat in the Gulf. of Oman on November 8, 2022 and Removed hazardous materials
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Sailors inventory urea and ammonium perchlorate found on a dhow intercepted in the Gulf of Oman
The Navy and Coast Guard seized explosives Last week.
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“This was a massive amount of explosive material, enough to fuel more than a dozen medium-range ballistic missiles, depending on the size,” Vice Adm. Brad Cooper, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, U.S. 5th Fleet, and Combined Maritime Forces.

“The unlawful transfer of lethal aid from Iran does not go unnoticed. It is irresponsible, dangerous, and leads to violence and instability across the Middle East.”