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Greek Bomb Squad Checks Seized Explosives Ship

Greek officials were investigating on Monday whether 680 tons of explosives found on a ship seized off the coast and bound for Tunisia were destined for a terror organization. Bomb experts started examining the cargo and the Baltic Sky’s seven crew were due to be questioned by a public prosecutor later in the day, officials said. Authorities were checking paperwork to see whether the cargo was registered as explosives or labeled as something else. “We need to check if the cargo is legal or if it was bound for any terrorism group,” a Merchant Marine Ministry official told Reuters. “The army’s bomb squads are checking the explosives found on the ship and the crew members and the captain will go to the public prosecutor later today to testify.” The crew comprised five Ukrainian nationals, including the captain, and two Azeris. Full Story

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