Thieves steal museum's precious gravestones

Politics Materials 28 September 2008 13:03 (UTC +04:00)

Afghanistan, Kabul, 28 September / Trend , corr: A.Hakimi/ Culture Ministry urges police to do everything to catch museum thieves

THIEVES have stolen a number of historical artefacts from the Herat Museum, the Ministry of Information and Culture said.

A number of historic gravestones were stolen from the museum, which was once the Kingїs palace in the city, the ministry said.

One person has been arrested in connection with the thefts but the Culture Minsitry urged the police to do everything in their power to catch the rest of the people behind the thefts.