July 16th, 2013
08:41 PM ET

Hidden weapons found on North Korean ship

Panamanian authorities on Tuesday were examining mysterious military equipment found aboard a ship headed from Cuba to North Korea, officials said.

Panama's search of North Korean ship triggers 'violent' confrontation

The shipment was discovered after a dramatic and violent confrontation unfolded on the ship.

  • U.S. officials looking at whether radar gear for missile system was onboard
  • Panamanian search for drugs on North Korean ship results in "violent" confrontation, official says
  • The captain suffered a heart attack and tried to commit suicide, officials say
  • A United Nations panel of experts will review the incident, an official says

Outfront tonight: Gordon Chang is the author of "Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes on the World" and Tim Clemente is a Former FBI Counterterrorism Agent.

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