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NY: Guns missing from PM's bodyguards

July 7, 2010 09:00

Shin Bet: 4 pistols suspected stolen from Netanyahu's security detail.

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Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's security detail lost four handguns in Washington, the Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) confirmed Wednesday morning.

US television station WNBC first reported the incident, saying that the weapons were discovered missing at New York's JFK Airport. The glock-type pistols were packed in luggage belonging to Netanyahu's bodyguards.

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The suitcase was found in LA but the four guns were missing, according to the original report.

Both US and Israeli authorities were investigating the suspected theft, and the airline would not comment on the incident.

The reports came after Netanyahu met with US President Barack Obama in the White House on Tuesday evening.

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