Seven Arms-Caches Discovered in Chechnya

Seven arms-caches were discovered by officers of the Interior Affairs Ministry over the past 24 hours. In a forest nearby Samashki village discovered was an arms-cache containing 20 anti-tank mines, three shots for a grenade launcher and six F-1 grenades, the Russian Interior Affairs Ministry temporary press center disclosed to a RIA Novosti correspondent.

In the course of the operative and investigative measures Interior Affairs Ministry officers discovered an arms-cache kept by terrorists in one of the abandoned houses in the village of Belorechye of the Gudermes district of Chechnya. 3 shots for an underbarrel grenade launcher, 125 7.62 caliber bullets and a mine were confiscated from the arms-cache. A self-made unit for shooting from an RPG grenade launcher was found at the same place.

The measures concerning the identification and arrest of those involved in the keeping of arms-caches are being taken at the present moment.

All in all three pistols, an automatic rifle, 6 grenade launchers, a carbine, 5 hunting rifles, 1,600 bullets of various caliber for automatic weapons, 19 grenades, 34 shots for a grenade launcher, 38 artillery shells, 17 mines, 3 fuses were confiscated over the last two days in Chechnya, the press service reported.

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