North Korean ship seized with 'undeclared military cargo'

Panama's president has said that authorities have seized a North Korean ship traveling from Cuba with "undeclared military cargo."

The President of Panama posted this picture saying authorities seized a North Korean ship traveling from Cuba.
The President of Panama posted this picture saying authorities seized a North Korean ship traveling from Cuba. Credit: Twitter/ @rmartinelli

President Ricardo Martinelli made the revelation on Twitter and posted a photo of what appeared to be a green tubular object inside some kind of container.

He said: "Panama-flagged ship captured North Korean cargo from Cuba with undeclared military cargo." In a further post he said the, "material came hidden in containers on a cargo of sugar."

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N Korea 'military cargo' seized

Panama's president has said that authorities have seized a North Korean ship traveling from Cuba with "undeclared military cargo."