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Huge quantity of weapons seized in Parwan

Huge quantity of weapons seized in Parwan

Oct 18, 2011 - 13:31

CHARIKAR (PAN): Security forces have seized a huge quantity of weapons and explosives in central Parwan province, officials said on Tuesday.

The explosives and weapons were recovered over the past 48 hours in Jabalus Saraj and Bagram districts, the governor's spokeswoman said.

Roshna Khalid told Pajhwok Afghan News the weapons included eight machine guns, a rifle, artillery, mortar and rocket-propelled grenade shells, machinegun bullets, hand grenades and anti-personnel mines.  

No one has been detained so far in connection with the arms caches, said Brig. Gen. Sher Ahmad Maldani, the provincial police chief. In a separate operation, the security personnel seized three Kalashnikovs in the provincial capital Charikar.