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Army Suspects Australia Smuggled Weapons Into Fiji

Scoop Link: Fiji Army Suspects Australia Smuggled Weapons Into Fiji

FijiLive is reporting that Fiji’s Military believes that 400 kilograms of arms were brought into the country under suspicious circumstances last Friday night.

It reports Land Force Commander Colonel Pita Driti claims that on Friday night a group of Australians, carrying heavy silver boxes, were allowed in through Nadi International Airport, supported by Fiji police. He said that a protocol driver from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs was also involved.

"The military would like to highlight a gross breach of sovereignty with the arrival of Australian nationals in Fiji on board Air Pacific flight FJ910 from Sydney last Friday night," he said at a press conference at the military headquarters at Queen Elizabeth Barracks today.

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