Military searches for weapons

The Third Division of the Tarqui Army and the Weapons Control Center of Azuay intensified the “Camex” operations, or control of arms, ammunition and explosives, in the streets of the city of Cuenca. The objective is to reinforce security and prevent crimes such as assaults, acts of violence or commercialization of weapons. The controls are developed by the military of the artillery group N ° 79 General Pintag and the artillery brigade N ° 27 Portete. Among the control strategies is the review of objects moved in vehicles and motorcycles, as well as verification of the belongings of drivers and…

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