Armored vehicles to the Islamists of Libya caught by storming on the ship on the south of Crete and Libya Armed Forces Releases TIMELINE of Events of Turkish Ship Carrying Foreign Fighters to Derna
Great success of OS and special forces of the Navy yesterday seizing the load vehicles intended for the Islamists of ISIS in Libya.
The prosecuting authorities had information that a cargo ship would try to illegally deliver cargo in the port of Libya which is under the control of armed criminal organization of ISIS in order to use it for their own use to the war that continues to grip the devastated country.
So with combined business since Port Authority and the Hellenic Navy spotted the truck vessel south of Crete. Immediately was organized undertaking of the special forces of the Port Authority men which they undertook storming on board the truck vessel to check the authenticity of the documents that accompanied the cargo.
The audit revealed that the the truck vessel ship had sailed from the UAE was destined for Libya but there were no documents to justify its cargo namely the end-user certificate (End User Certificate) something that automatically made it illegal cargo.
Besides there was absolutely no justification and from an official entity of the UN as well as to extract military equipment to Libya which requires permission of the organization.
From the investigation conducted later in the hold of the ship‘s men Port Authority they found:
18 MRAP vehicles type Typhoon – USA
Five armored Toyota Land Cruiser 200 – USA
Two armored BMW – USA
8 smaller SUV vehicles – USA
The above armored vehicles are specifications only for the USA Army.
Forthwith after verification of the cargo on the vessel that had leased the company Streit Security Systems was seized and the ship is at a port of Crete in order to make the unloading.
As mentioned authorities have reasonable suspicions that the cargo had as the final beneficiary the terrorist organization ISIS branches which operate in Libya and which are equipped with fast pace in order to occupy more and more of the country.
The loss of the consignment is considered a great loss as the MRAP vehicles would be particularly useful for a range of uses from the Islamists.
Now all of this equipment, information about presence of small quantities of portable weapons has been confirmed, it will come into possession of the SCE will acquire quite inexpensive 18 MRAP vehicles which had previously.