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AK-47 rifles, grenades and ammo discovered in shallow grave in West Rand veld

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Johannesburg – Police in the West Rand have found guns, rifles, paralyze projectiles and live ammo, covered in a shallow grave in a veld. 


The police were made aware of the weapons, when individuals from the local area in Krugersdorp were gathering kindling in the veld. 


As indicated by the police, the individuals from the local area found the weapons and cautioned the police about the disclosure. 


Gauteng police representative Colonel Dimakatso Sell said police had opened an examination agenda to research the disclosure. 


She said the weapons were found at around 10am on Thursday morning. 


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"It is asserted that on October 21, 2021, at around 10am, individuals were gathering kindling in the veld, when they coincidentally found a pack of stagger projectiles. 


"The police authorities were advised and pertinent police divisions were promptly prepared," said Sello. 


The police said the weapons incorporate four AK-47 rifles, 20 hand explosives, two 9 x 18mm guns, ten detonators, and 16 AK-47 magazines with 480 rounds of ammo, just as a fixed box containing 700 rounds of ammo. 


"An enquiry agenda is enrolled at Krugersdorp Police Station for additional examinations," said Sello. 


No captures have been made.

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