|Updated: 13 December 1999||KFOR Press Updates|
KFOR Press Update
by Major Roland Lavoie, KFOR Spokesman
More weapons taken off the streets
KFOR is continuing to confiscate illegally held weapons. Throughout Kosovo yesterday, many vehicle and house searches were conducted and this allowed KFOR to confiscate a significant amount of weapons and ammunition.
Although no weapons caches were discovered, total figures reveal KFOR's determination and efforts to disarm Kosovo. Altogether, KFOR troops confiscated: 1 anti-tank rocket, 3 small cluster bombs, 1 rocket tube, 1 mortar grenade, 1 mortar bipod, 4 anti-tank mines, 6 anti-personnel mines, 4 grenades, 20 rifles, 7 shotguns, 3 pistols, over 500 rounds of ammunition, 9 magazines, 18 fuses, 1 flack jacket, 1 gas mask and 2 knives.
Altogether, seven individuals were arrested for illegal possession of
weapons. Confiscated weapons and equipment will be destroyed by KFOR.
Events and incidents in Kosovo over the last 24 hours:
The overall security situation was stable over the last 24 hours. Very few incidents were reported to KFOR, in all brigades.
KFOR doctors taking care of local population: