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5 tonnes of explosives, weapons handed over to DIAG

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5 tonnes of explosives, weapons handed over to DIAG

Aug 07, 2017 - 15:58

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Kabul police on Monday handed over five tonnes of explosives and ammunition to the Defence Ministry’s Disbandment of Illegal Armed Groups (DIAG) programme, an official said on Monday. 

Mohammad Sadiq Muradi, deputy head of security affairs at the Kabul Police Headquarters, said the arms and ammunition included 36 BM1 bullets, four anti-personnel mines, 10 anti-aircraft rockets and 2,100 kilograms of ammonium nitrate.

Addressing a news conference here, Murad said DIAG was also given 10 mines made of plastic bags, 140 RPG rounds, 5 hand-grenades, 22 magnetic bombs and 2,500 kilograms of explosives.

Without going into detail, he said police had recovered these explosives and weapons in the line of duty from different parts of the central capital.



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