Greek border guards catch man smuggling ammunition

Border guards in northeastern Greece have arrested a 28-year-old man from Syria on forgery and weapons-related charges.

The motorist was stopped at the Kipoi border crossing in Evros on Saturday and found to be carrying a fake British driver’s license. He was traveling to Turkey in a car with Austrian license plates.

During a search, officers found more than 95,000 rounds of ammunition hidden in special compartments inside the vehicle.

The 28-year-old was expected to face a prosecutor in Alexandroupoli.

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