Security forces discover arms, ammunition in N. Afghanistan-Xinhua

Security forces discover arms, ammunition in N. Afghanistan

Source: Xinhua

Editor: huaxia

2023-06-14 13:40:15

TALUQAN, Afghanistan, June 14 (Xinhua) -- Afghan security forces have discovered a huge quantity of arms and ammunition in Afghanistan's northern Takhar province over the past two weeks, said a statement of the provincial police headquarters released here on Wednesday.

The confiscated arms and ammunitions, according to the statement, include three pieces of Kalashnikovs, a PK machine gun, an M16, three hand grenades, a rocket launcher, three pistols, four anti-personnel mines, thousands of bullets and explosive objects, which have been discovered during operations in Takhar Province.

The statement did not mention if anyone had been arrested.

Similarly, Afghan security forces discovered and seized weapon caches in northern Baghlan province on Monday.

The Afghan caretaker government has vowed to collect arms and ammunition from anyone living outside the security organs.