Weekend View: Dhow Caught with Narcotics Worth 70 Million USD

by OldSailor on July 12, 2009


A Dhow with 10 tons of narcotics worth 70 million USD, was captured by Combined Task Force (CTF) 150 in the Gulf of Aden on July 07. The dhow was located, tracked and caught by a joint operation by a U.S. Navy maritime patrol (P-3) aircraft and a British warship, approximately 150 miles southeast of Salalah, Oman.

Here is the photograph of the dhow released by U.S Navy.


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