21 February 2013

Tunisia: Kalashnikovs and RPG Rockets Seized in a House in Mnihla

Ariana — A large amount of arms including Kalashnikovs and rockets "RPG" have been seized on Wednesday in a house located in the district of Mnihla, in the governorate of Ariana.

"Thanks to patrols combing since last Monday the districts of Ettadhamen and Mnihla, in the neighbourhood of the capital, the police managed first to surround suspect houses and then to identify the house hiding weapons," National Guard sources told TAP news agency correspondent.

The owner of the house where the arms were seized has been arrested, the same sources said, adding that an investigation is under way to identify the people involved in this affair and how and what for did these arms enter the country.

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