US Navy seizes large cache of smuggled weapons off Somalia

In this Friday, Feb. 12, 2021 photo released by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill boarded a stateless dhow off the coast of Somalia and interdicted an illicit shipment of weapons and weapon components. The U.S. Navy said on Tuesday, Feb. 16, that it seized a large cache of weapons, including Kalashnikov-style rifles and rocket-propelled grenade launchers, being smuggled by ships off the coast of Somalia.