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AK-47

(ā′kā′fôr′tē-sĕv′ən)
n.
A clip-fed, gas-operated assault rifle of Soviet design having a caliber of 7.62 millimeters and used throughout the world by armed forces and paramilitary organizations.

[Russian A(vtomat) K(alashnikova), automatic gun of Kalashnikov, after Viktor Timofeevich Kalashnikov (1919-2013), Soviet arms engineer.]

AK-47

n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a type of Kalashnikov assault rifle
[C20: from A(utomat) K(alashnikov)]

AK-47

(ˈeɪˈkeɪˌfɔr tiˈsɛv ən)
n., pl. AK-47's.
a kalashnikov assault rifle first made in 1947.
[1965–70; < Russian]
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Summary: Patna (Bihar) [India], Aug 29 (ANI): Barh Court on Wednesday granted two-day remand to Bihar police for Independent MLA Anant Singh, who was booked in connection with the recovery of an AK-47 from his residence.
Anthony Derilo, Army 57th Infantry Battalion commander, said the rebels took five AK-47 rifles; a radio and hundreds of rounds of ammunition from the guards from AY 76 Security Agency.
Patna: A lawmaker from Bihar has gone into hiding after the police registered a case under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act following recovery of an AK-47 rifle, two hand grenades and some live cartridges from his ancestral home.
AK-47 RIFLE Mr Kamiti requested for more time to avail two AK-47 assault rifles recovered at the scene of crime for ballistic examination in Nairobi.
Police reports said his body was found lying face down while holding his AK-47 rifle loaded with 29 rounds of ammunition.
During operation, about 100 houses were also searched and weapons including five AK-47 guns, seven repeaters, five short guns, seven pistols and hundred of rounds of cartridges were seized.
An anti-drugs policeman was arrested by Sen Sok district police after allegedly firing more than 10 shots from his AK-47 rifle towards a house in Phsar Teuk Thla village in the capital's Teuk Thla commune on Monday night, damaging the property.
"Acierto, that foolish government worker, was the one who bought several AK-47 in a gun shop and sold it to the NPA (New People's Army)," Duterte said during the PDP-Laban campaign rally in Agusan del Norte Sunday night.
A reputed gang member remains in custody at the Cook County jail following his arrest on allegations he brought an AK-47 rifle and dozens of rounds of ammunition into Rosemont Wednesday.
AK-47 for many is a political symbol for liberation and overthrowing illegal occupation.
PESHAWAR -- A driver of Regi Model Town police station was gunned down when an arrested suspect snatched his AK-47 and opened fire at him Saturday afternoon.
Summary: A body was found in the Koura district town of Kousba Saturday, with gunshot wounds from an AK-47 that was found nearby, the state-run National News Agency reported.