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El Salvador authorities strike gang’s logistics

El Salvador authorities strike gang’s logistics

San Salvador, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) The National Civil Police (PNC) of El Salvador reported on Wednesday the seizure of significant quantities of weapons the exception regime distributed in the country.

A report from the Police Information and Operational Control Center stated that 2,193 weapons, mainly in the fight against gangs, were seized from March 26, 2022, to January 23 of the current year.

The seized arsenal includes three anti-tank grenade launchers, 45 machine guns, 223 rifles, 26 carbines, 388 shotguns, 20 grenades, 996 pistols, and 476 guns, among others used by gangs in their activities in the country.

The PNC also reported that 1,539 cars, 670 motorcycles, and 92 minibusses, among others, were confiscated during this period, totaling 2,772 vehicles.

The PNC also detailed the seizure of 1.68 million dollars in different currencies, mainly 1,641,708 dollars and 14,951 cell phones.

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