UN hands over equipment for weapons disposal

Equipment to aid in the disposal of obsolete guns, ammunition and explosives was yesterday handed over to the Government of Guyana by the United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC).

The Hydraulic Shears and a Small Arms Ammunition Burning Tank that were handed over are intended to aid in the disposal of obsolete guns, ammunition and explosives, thereby promoting effective stockpile management in Guyana. At least 20 Guyana Police Force and Guyana Defence Force ranks have been trained so far to operate the equipment.

At the handover ceremony, held at the Tactical Services Unit (TSU) Armory at  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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