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Indian police 'investigating' US ship crew

18 October 2013 Last updated at 15:50 BST

The crew of a US-owned ship accused of illegally entering Indian waters with a huge cache of weapons on board are "co-operating" with police, India's foreign secretary has said.

Sujata Singh told a news conference that the MV Seamon Guard Ohio was flying under a Sierra Leone flag, but Indian authorities were involving US embassy officials in their investigations.

The 35-member crew includes Indians, Britons, Ukrainians and Estonians.

The ship's owner, AdvanFort, said the vessel was involved in supporting anti-piracy operations in the Indian Ocean.