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Nigeria is saying that weapons smuggled by Iranians are involved in massacres of Christians

Posted by avideditor on January 17, 2011

The Iranians are giving fellow jihadis to kill non believers in Nigeria. Or that is at least what Nigeria is saying.

Perviously Posted Nigeria accuses Iran of selling arms to jihadi rebels
From http://eye-on-the-world.blogspot.com/2011/01/nigeria-weapons-smuggled-by-iranians.html
Well now…

(Telegraph) A key defendant in the trial, which is due to start in Abuja on January 31, is Azim Aghajani, an Iranian national who has been identified by intelligence officials as a senior officer serving in the Qods Force of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards. Aghajani faces charges relating to the seizure of a cargo of weapons hidden in 13 shipping containers at the Nigerian port of Apapa, in Lagos, in October.

The weapons, which included rocket-propelled grenades, machine guns and assault rifles, had been concealed in a cargo of construction materials and were discovered following a tip-off by the CIA to Nigerian security officials.

Nigerian officials claim the containers were dispatched by the Qods Force of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, the unit responsible for supporting overseas Islamist militant groups.

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