Thu, 28 Oct 2021

YANGON, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar authorities have seized a large amount of firearms and ammunition in Mandalay region, the Information Ministry said in a statement on Saturday.

The seizure was made by security force members in Amarapura township on Oct. 5.

A total of 200 assault rifles, 20 machine guns, 32,640 rounds of ammunition and related materials were confiscated from a fuel tanker truck, the ministry said.

It added that a suspect was charged in connection with the case and further investigation is underway.

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