More than 100 weapons recovered in E. Afghanistan

Kabul, April 19 (IANS) A total of 107 weapons have been recovered in Afghanistan's eastern province of Paktika as Afghan security personnel continue to recover weapons from outside the security organs, the Taliban-led caretaker government said on Tuesday.
 
More than 100 weapons recovered in E. Afghanistan

Kabul, April 19 (IANS) A total of 107 weapons have been recovered in Afghanistan's eastern province of Paktika as Afghan security personnel continue to recover weapons from outside the security organs, the Taliban-led caretaker government said on Tuesday.

Security forces recovered a large number of weapons and ammunition in Paktika province on Sunday, the government said in a statement, Xinhua news agency reported.

The recovered weapons included 107 assault rifles and some ammunition and military equipment, according to the statement.

It is also reported that in clean-up operations and house-to-house searches, Afghan security forces recovered a large number of weapons from individuals in the eastern Nangarhar province a couple of weeks ago.

--IANS

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