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2.9 tons of Obsolete Ammunition of PNC Destroyed in Kinshasa

Posted on April, 30 2018

From 18th to 21st April, UNMAS successfully conducted the disposal of approximately 3 tons of obsolete ammunition belonging to the Congolese National Police (PNC). The activity took place at Mbakana demolition site, in the municipality of Nsele,Kinshasa. The ammunition, intended mostly for crowd and riot control, consisted of tear gas dispensers, smoke grenades, caliber munitions and explosive grenades, among many others. The disposal of the stockpile allowed for the migitation of potential accidental explosionsthat would have affected communities surrounding the camp.

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