I'm guessing that the fact that it isn't on a direct route is exactly why that route is used. If you were trying to arm a terror group, you generally wouldn't send arms via DHL now, would you? I would have thought it would araise less suspicion if you use channels less likely to come up on anyone's radar..
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from the article: Nigeria intercepts 13 Iran missile containers possibly destined for Gaza