29 Weapons seized in western Afghanistan: gov't

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KABUL, March 22 (Xinhua) -- Twenty-nine weapons were found and confiscated in Afghanistan's western province of Nimroz as the Afghan caretaker government continues to collect weapons across the country, the Ministry of Interior said on Tuesday.

"As a result of the efforts of detectives and intelligence personnel of Nimroz police headquarters, 29 different types of weapons have been discovered and confiscated in provincial capital Zaranj city," Sardar Mohammad Ayoubi, police chief of Nimroz, was quoted in the statement as saying.

The confiscated weapons included two rocket propelled grenade launchers, two heavy machine guns, three AK-47 rifles, two assault rifles, and many pistols, the police chief said while expressing satisfaction with the cooperation of Nimroz people in the detection and seizure of the weapons.

Last week, a weapon depot was also discovered and confiscated in Chahar Burjak district of the province, according to the statement. Enditem

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