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‘Saudi weapons’ seen at Syria rebel base

Posted By admin On October 8, 2012 @ 1:03 pm In World News | Comments Disabled

BBC News [1]
October 8, 2012

BBC News has uncovered evidence that weapons intended for the Saudi military have been diverted to Syrian rebels.

Three crates from an arms manufacturer – addressed to Saudi Arabia – have been seen in a base being used by rebel fighters in the city of Aleppo.

How the small crates reached Aleppo is unknown, and the BBC was not allowed to film their contents. Saudi Arabia has refused to comment on the matter.

The crates of ammunition found in an Aleppo mosque were made by the Ukrainian firm Dastan, which specialises in naval weapons [2]and missile complexes.

Full story here. [1]


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[1] BBC News: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-19874256

[2] which specialises in naval weapons: http://dastan-engineering.com/

[3] Chemical Weapons from Saudi Arabia?: http://www.prisonplanet.com/chemical-weapons-from-saudi-arabia.html

[4] Saudi Arabia urges citizens to ‘swiftly’ leave Syria: http://www.prisonplanet.com/saudi-arabia-urges-citizens-to-swiftly-leave-syria.html

[5] Syrian rebels fire chemical weapons in Aleppo, killing 16 – state news agency: http://www.prisonplanet.com/syrian-rebels-fire-chemical-weapons-in-aleppo-killing-16-state-news-agency.html

[6] Sharia police state? Saudi husbands can track wives’ travels electronically: http://www.prisonplanet.com/sharia-police-state-saudi-husbands-can-track-wives%e2%80%99-travels-electronically.html

[7] Riyadh will build nuclear weapons if Iran gets them, Saudi prince warns: http://www.prisonplanet.com/riyadh-will-build-nuclear-weapons-if-iran-gets-them-saudi-prince-warns.html

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