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Weapons surrendered to DIAG

Weapons surrendered to DIAG

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Aug 09, 2011 - 15:52

LASHKARGAH (PANinfo-icon): Local officials said 69 weapons were handed over to the Disbandment of Illegal Armed Groups (DIAG) programme in southern Zabul province on Tuesday.

The arms had been collected from a dissolved private security company, the Zabul police chief, Brig. Gen. Mohammad Hakim Angar, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

The weapons included 49 Kalashnikov assault rifles, four machine guns, a rocket-launcher and 13 other arms.

A DIAG programme official, Mohammad Nasim, said that serviceable weapons would be handed over to Afghan security forces.

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