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6 March 2002

Associated Press

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — Police and soldiers have collected thousands of assault rifles, grenade launchers and other weapons in this southern province. But it may take rounding up millions to make a difference in the arsenal called Afghanistan. We and the army have collected 60,000 weapons since the Taliban fell, said Brig. Gen. Mohammad Akram Khakrizewal, provincial police chief. Across Afghanistan's 29 provinces, however, as many as 10 million weapons were believed... (

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