The U.S. Navy has seized boats a large cache of weapons off the coast of Somalia.
In a statement, U.S. navy said on Tuesday that thousands of Kalashnikov-style rifles, light machine guns, heavy sniper rifles, rocket-propelled grenade launchers and crew-served weapons were by the guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill in the Indian Ocean last week.
The statement also said that the officers had seized two boats carrying weapons.
A video released by U.S. forces seizing the weapons also showed troops searching the boats.
The Somali government has not commented on the seizure.