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Five tons of weapons, explosives handed to DIAG

AT-KABUL: The Kabul police on Monday handed five tons of explosive materials and ammunition to the Disbandment of Illegal Armed Groups (DIAG) program of defense ministry, an official said on Monday.

Addressing a press conference here at Kabul, Mohammad Sadiq Muradi, deputy head of security affairs at the Kabul Police Headquarters, said the arms and ammunition included four anti-personnel mines, 36 BM1 bullets, 10 anti-aircraft rockets and 2,100 kilograms of ammonium nitrate were handed over to said wing of defense ministry.

Moreover, Muradi said DIAG was also surrendered 140 RPG rounds, 5 hand-grenades, 10 mines made of plastic bags, 22 magnetic bombs and 2,500 kilograms of explosive materials.

He further went on saying police had taken control over these explosive materials and weapons during raids they conducted in various parts of the central capital.

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