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Heidi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-08-09 04:30 AM
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India intercepts North Korean ship
Source: CNN

updated 1 hour, 18 minutes ago

NEW DELHI, India (CNN) -- Indian investigators are investigating a North Korean vessel they say had ignored warnings and sailed close to an unusual location off its remote island chain in the Bay of Bengal.

The vessel, which had a crew of 39, was carrying a cargo of sugar, said K.R. Nautiyal, the deputy inspector-general of the Indian coast guard at the Andamans.

It was bound from Thailand to Iraq but changed course and anchored off Hut Bay without responding to calls from coast guard authorities, he said.

"There were several inconsistencies," Nautiyal said, adding that the vessel would be allowed to leave once the investigation is completed.


Read more: http://edition.cnn.com/2009/WORLD/asiapcf/08/08/india.n...
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TheWraith Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-08-09 11:10 AM
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1. Interesting. I wonder what they're smuggling. nt
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ohio2007 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-08-09 11:17 AM
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2. What did the barter in Thailand to get the sugar on board in the first place ?
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Jackpine Radical Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-08-09 01:08 PM
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3. Good thing they weren't caught and detained in Bangkok...
You've no doubt been warned about those Thais that bind.
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