4 January 2013

Angola: Citizens Hand Over 900 Fire-Guns

Ondjiva — Nine hundred and four fire-guns were handed over voluntary in 2012, in the southern Cunene Province, by citizens who had them illegally.

The fact was announced Friday to ANGOP by the spokesman of the police, superintendent Piedade Pombal, while presenting the assessment report of the operative activities of the National Police Provincial Headquarters of Cunene.

The superintendent stressed that the guns were handed over in six municipalities of the province, a fact that will contribute to the security and stability of communities.

From the material one finds two thousand and 947 different cartridges, 96 bullet magazines, nine land mines of 60mm mortar and one of 82 mm.

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