We were asked to return our armed men [SPOs] for Muharram duty but later it was decided not to return them and now we have been asked to hand over all the AK-47s
police provided to our volunteers in the year 2008,' said Farman, one of the commanders of the Adezai Aman Lashker.
Summary: Bandipora (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Nov 19 (ANI): Arms and ammunition, including Under-Barrel Grenade Launchers, AK-47s
and 10 hand grenades, were recovered post the encounter which took place in Hajin on Saturday.
About 100 million AK-47s
have been built worldwide, many of them knockoffs produced in countries around the world.
In 2006, it was estimated that there were 100 million AK-47s
in the world, found in the state arsenal of at least 82 countries.
The weapons, which were seized on March 28, included 1,500 AK-47s
, 200 RPG launchers and 21 .
French police Sunday sought at least one more suspect in Friday's terrorist attacks in Paris, following the discovery of an abandoned black Seat Leon with several AK-47s
inside -- the same rifles used in the attacks that killed 129 and wounded 352, 99 critically.
There is no doubt the defendants wanted to kill policemen as they fired live bullets at officers using two AK-47s
," stated court verdict documents.
During the Vietnam war, American soldiers would throw away their M-16s to grab AK-47s
and bullets for it from dead Vietnamese soldiers,'' Kalashnikov said in July 2007 at a ceremony marking the rifle's 60th anniversary.
He gestures to the pile of Kalashnikovs, also known as AK-47s
By some estimates there are 100 million AK-47s
and their variants in use around the world today.
As well as the AK-47s
, police found thousands of rounds of ammunition and a pistol in Carvell's home at Milton of Campsie.
Police believe the discovery of the AK-47s
- which can unleash 10 rounds per second - is a major blow to the mob, headed by scrapyard boss Jamie Daniel, 54.