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Iranian-Supplied Arms Smuggled From Yemen Into Somalia, Study Says

Iranian-Supplied Arms Smuggled From Yemen Into Somalia, Study Says

From: Algemeiner

Guns supplied by Iran to its Houthi allies in Yemen are being smuggled across the Gulf of Aden to Somalia, according to a Geneva-based think tank, where al Qaeda-linked al Shabab insurgents are battling a weak and divided government.

The Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime said its study drew on data from more than 400 weapons documented in 13 locations across Somalia over eight months and inventories from 13 dhows intercepted by naval vessels.

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