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Weapons, Ammunition Seized in Shan State

29 May 2013

Burmese authorities seized arms and ammunition from an abandoned car in northern Shan State, according to a report by The New Light of Myanmar. The car, which was found to contain grenade launchers, automatic rifles and pistols, had earlier forced its way past a police checkpoint. It was later discovered inside the compound of a monastery in Nasot, a village in Hsenwi Township, the state-run newspaper reported. Further investigation revealed that more weapons and ammunition had been dumped outside the monastery.