Turkey seizes 1,200 warheads near Syria border: agency

ISTANBUL Thu Nov 7, 2013 7:16am EST

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey seized a truck loaded with 1,200 rocket warheads and other weapons near the border with Syria on Thursday and detained nine people, the private Dogan news agency reported.

The truck, which was also carrying bazookas, explosives and guns, was seized in Turkey's southern province of Adana, Dogan quoted provincial governor Huseyin Avni Cos as saying.

(Writing by Ece Toksabay; Editing by Nick Tattersall)