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Taiwan

30 March 2002

Reuters

TAIPEI — Taiwan has arrested four fishermen for attempting to smuggle a record hoard of firearms into the island from the Philippines, a coast guard official said on Saturday. Coast guard vessels chased a locally-registered fishing boat and captured the Taiwanese captain and three crew around 14 miles off Tamsui in northern Taiwan, said an official at the Cabinet's Coast Guard Administration, who declined to be identified. Coast guards found around 173 pistols,... (GunPolicy.org)

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