19 May 2018

Sudan: Rapid Intervention Force Seizes Huge Quantities of Ammunitions and Weapons in West Darfur

Genaina, West Darfur — the Rapid Intervention Forces, of west Darfur State, have seized huge quantities of ammunition and firearms being smuggled through the state, along with quantities of fuel, commodities and imported alcoholic drinks

Gen Issam Eddin Salih Fidhail, the second commander of the Rapid Intervention Forces in the region told SUNA that beside its combat mission, the rapid forces are also seeing the enforcement of the law and prevention of smuggling.

He detailed the seized materials as including 13000 Kalashnikov bullets, 1300 Garanov bullets,13 cases of ammunition, 165 RPG magazine, 2 Kalashnikov rifles, military equipment, 665 barrels of fuel, 550 sacks of sugar, 600 cases of body crème, 150 jerry cane of edible oil and two cases of imported alcoholic drinks.

The acting governor of the state, Mohamed Sharaf Eddin, commended the role played by the rapid forces and how they help realize security and stability in the region and in the campaign to collect unlicensed firearms.

He said his state will continue with the collection of the firearms in the region to the last piece.

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