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RIYADH (Web Desk) – Saudi Arabia on Wednesday announced the capture of an Iranian boat that carried weapons near southeast of Oman’s Salalah coast.


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According to Al Arabiya News the boast was seized on third day of Eid-ul-Azha while 14 sailors were also arrested during the raid.

A copy of documents seized by the authorities revealed that boat was owned by a citizen of Iran.

The boat was first inspected and seized, a number of rockets and missiles were found on board intended for Houthi forces, a statement of Saudi Arabia-led coalition said.

Among other arms, 18 armor-piercing shells, 54 anti-tank missiles, 15 battery kits designed for military projectiles and weapons guidance systems were found.