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More details of ETA arms haul

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More details of ETA arms haul


French authorities have given more details about the weapons seized during raids in the south west of the country earlier this month in which the alleged political leader of ETA was arrested.

The haul from separate caches included assault rifles, handguns, explosives, anti-tank rocket launchers and tens of thousands of bullets. The operation led to the detention of 23 people people with suspected links to the violent Basque separatist group. The arrest of ETA chief Mikel Albisu Iriarte was hailed by authorities on both sides of the border as a major blow against the organisation.
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