Greek Coast Guard on Friday 8th November detected a cargo ship carrying a large shipment of arms and ammunition near the island of Symi in the Aegean Sea , but the destination of the ship Some information wasn't known.
Some sources claim it wa heading to Turkey, while other said again that its destination was Syria or Lebanon . The Coast Guard said "the available information doesn't allow to identify the destinationof a rms and ammunition board the ship " . The ship's documents didn't match its goods , and Greek authorities didn't announce the name of the ship or the quality of its goods, but some media reported said that the ship bears the name "Noor M " and sails with Sierra Leonian flag from an Ukrainian ports to Iskenderun in Turky loaded with 20 thousand Kalashniko rifles , carrying 59 containers , 56 of which are packed with weapons and ammunition.
There was conflicting news about the port, which the ship was heading to . "Marine Traffic" website said that the destination was Syrian port of Tartus , while another website said it was sailing to Tripoli in Lebanon . The ship's captain announced they were geading to the Turkish port of Iskenderun in Hatay province near the Syrian border.