Finland Seizes Patriot Missiles on Ship Bound for South Korea and China, Labeled ‘Fireworks’

Posted on Dec 22, 2011 in Alphabet Agencies & Operations, Police, Military, & War

Kevin Hayden – TruthisTreason.net

Source: BBC

The Finnish authorities have impounded an Isle of Man-flagged ship bound for China with undeclared missiles and explosives, officials say.

Police are questioning the crew of the MS Thor Liberty after what were described as 69 Patriot anti-missile missiles were found aboard.

Interior Minister Paivi Rasanen said the missiles were marked “fireworks”.

Hayden’s Note:

Well, duh!  What else would our intelligence community write on them?  This seems like a poor joke from a low-budget action film. Fireworks? Really?  ::slaps forehead::

This was not a mishap or mistakenly loaded onto the boat.  These missiles had an intended destination.

The MS Thor Liberty had docked in the Finnish port of Kotka after leaving Germany last week.

Dock workers became suspicious after finding explosives poorly stored on open pallets, and the missiles were then found in containers marked “fireworks”.

Another company official, speaking on condition of anonymity, confirmed the ship had been detained in Finland and said the missiles could have been loaded on to the vessel by mistake, AFP adds.

Police did not confirm Finnish media reports that the ship had also been scheduled to stop in South Korea, Reuters news agency reports.

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