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27 September 2009

Agence France Presse

TAIPEI — Taiwan police have cracked a major firearms smuggling ring, seizing five men and 181 guns — the largest haul found in the island's history — officials said Sunday. The police found the weapons in Hung Hsing, a fishing boat based southern Kaohsiung city, which had just returned on Friday from the Philippines, the officials said. The police immediately arrested alleged ring leader Ting Chen-hsiang, 53, and two other men in a private house. The fourth and... (

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