28 Jul '14, 4am

Thousands of Afghan government weapons may be unaccounted for, watchdog says

Thousands of Afghan government weapons may be unaccounted for, watchdog says

Staff Sgt. Joshua Almodovar with the Illinois National Guard helps guide a new Kabul police recruit as he fires an AK-47 assault rifle in June 2009. A newly released report from the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction finds that the Defense Department has not accurately tracked 747,000 weapons purchased for Afghan National Security Forces. Stars and Stripes Related SIGAR: Millions spent on incinerators in Afghanistan that were never used Troops and personnel at Forward Operating Base Sharana in Afghanistan resorted to hazardous open-air burn pits to dispose of waste after the U.S. Army spent $5.4 million on faulty incinerators that couldn’t be used, a government watchdog said in a report released Monday. SIGAR: Afghan hospital project behind schedule, over budget In its latest report, the U.S. government’s Afghanistan watchdog said Wednesday that the U...

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