Thursday, April 11, 2013

20,000 U.S. M-16s Stolen In Kuwait

M16 rifles sit on a bench at the Custer Sportsmen's Club in Custer, Wash., after crew members from Coast Guard Station Bellingham, Wash., participated in small-arms training and qualification under the instruction of Petty Officer 2nd Class Peter Dewey, a small-arms instructor at Station Bellingham, Feb. 12, 2013. Coast Guard personnel undergo weapons training in order to carry out missions effectively and safely. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class George Degener.

20,000 U.S. M-16s Stolen From Unguarded Warehouse In Kuwait -- World Tribune

ABU DHABI — Kuwait has reported the theft of a massive amount of U.S. weapons.

The Interior Ministry said thieves broke into a warehouse and stole a
huge amount of firearms and ammunition. The ministry said 20,000 U.S.-origin M-16 assault rifles and 15,000 rounds for 9mm pistols were stolen.

“There were no guards during the break-in,” the ministry said on April 7.

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My Comment: 20,000 U.S. M-16s stolen from an unguarded warehouse ..... this smells very fishy to me.

1 comment:

D.Plowman said...

To store that sort of amount of weaponry would require several trucks at least, including the logistic needs of storing the ammo and everything else. This was obviously a big operation.

So I agree, something is definitely fishy about this aright.