Saturday, March 12, 2005

Cache Of Firearms Seized Inside Passenger Ship In The Philippine Islands

The Philippine Coast Guard here seized a cache of firearms made in Danao City inside a passenger vessel before it left for Hilongos town, Southern Leyte province Wednesday night. Petty Officer 2 Bonifacio Lastimosa of the Cebu Coast Guard Station said the firearms were found inside a traveling bag at the second deck of MV Gloria 3 owned by the Gabisan family. The bag contained 5 Ingram Machine Pistols; 16 .45 caliber pistols; 12 .38 caliber revolvers; 29 magazines for .45 caliber; and 10 magazines for Ingram, Lastimosa said.

The Philippine Coast Guard

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