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US warship in Arabian Sea seizes suspected Iranian weapons

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A U.S. Navy warship seized weapons believed to be of Iranian "design and manufacture," including more than 150 anti-tank guided missiles and three Iranian surface-to-air missiles, the U.S. military said on Thursday.


In a statement, the U.S. military said the USS Normandy boarded a dhow in the Arabian Sea on Sunday.


"The weapons seized include 150 'Dehlavieh' anti-tank guided missiles (ATGM), which are Iranian-manufactured copies of Russian Kornet ATGMs," the statement said.

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