4 February 2013

Angola: Over 4,000 Weapons Collected in Bengo Province

Caxito — At least 4,439 firearms, including 3,309 AKM type, were collected in Bengo province since the beginning of the disarmament of the civilian population in April 2008.

A note from the corporation, sent to ANGOP in Caxito, also realizes the collection of 23,391 various ammunitions, 1,372 loaders, 299 explosive devices and 26 projectiles of grenade launchers.

The National Police said that there were destroyed 1,450 firearms, 776 loaders, 3,000 ammunitions and 888 undetonated explosive ordnances during the period.

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