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Nigerian Customs Seize 800 Rifles in Container from Turkey

todayJuly 2, 2024 8

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Nigerian customs agents, led by Comptroller-General Bashir Adewale Adeniyi, intercepted over 800 rifles and 100,000 rounds of ammunition hidden within a shipping container on June 21. Reuters says, the weapons were concealed alongside furniture and other goods originating from Turkey, underscoring Nigeria’s ongoing battle against firearm trafficking amid rising crime concerns.

Written by: Leonard Witbeen

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