BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:20 P.M.) – A Syrian cargo ship was intercepted by the Greek Coast Guard last week as it was traveling south of the island of Crete, Fleet Mon reported on December 7th.

According to the report, the Syrian ship had eleven crew members, ten Syrian nationals and one Indian, before it was intercepted and taken to Ierapetra in southeast Crete.

The ship was believed to be the general cargo ship NOKA; its cargo was confiscated by the Greek Coast Guard.

The cargo is believed to either contain illegal arms or drugs.

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Karel Vd Geest

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