Ref NoKA/1/523
Acc No2005/1
TitleKate Adie reports on arms find on MV Eksund.
DescriptionKate Adie reports for the 6 and 9 o clock news from Brest in France as during transit to Ireland an arms consignment was intercepted by Irish and French authorities aboard the MV Eksund (sometimes referred to simply as Eksund), along with five crew members, among them Gabriel Cleary. The vessel was found to contain 120 tonnes of weapons, including HMGs, 36 RPGs, 1000 detonators, 20 SAMs, Semtex and 1,000,000 rounds of ammunition. Running time 2 minutes and 7 seconds.
Date02/11/1987
URLhttps://sml.sunderland.ac.uk/Play/1056
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