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Large quantity of ammunition found in Azerbaijan’s Absheron region

Other News Materials 29 June 2012 20:49 (UTC +04:00)
A large quantity of ammunition has been found in the Absheron region on the roadside, the Azerbaijani Emergency Ministry’s official website said on Friday.
Large quantity of ammunition found in Azerbaijan’s Absheron region

Azerbaijan, Baku, June 29 / Trend /

A large quantity of ammunition has been found in the Absheron region on the roadside, the Azerbaijani Emergency Ministry's official website said on Friday.

The ministry received a report that on the side of Fatmai-Pirshagi road in Absheron region a large quantity of ammunition was found. Rescuers and specialists of the Ministry were immediately sent to the scene.

Rescuers carried out on-site safety measures, and Emergency Ministry's specialists together with employees of the relevant structures inspected discovered ammunition. It was found that 54 items of explosive ordnance (grenades, etc.), 1,771 items of ammunition (magazines for submachine guns, cartridges for shotguns, etc.) are suitable for use.

Discovered ammunition was defused and transferred to the appropriate authorities.

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