LISBON (Reuters) – Portuguese authorities have informed Europol and Interpol of the theft of grenades and ammunition from a military arms depot, the defence ministry said on Friday.
The army said in a statement “offensive grenades and 9 mm ammunition” had been stolen in the robbery that took place on Thursday, without giving further details.
A spokesman at the defence ministry said international police authorities – Europol and Interpol – had been informed.
Daily Diario de Noticias reported four grenade launchers had been stolen along with 120 grenades, 1,500 bullets and 20 tear-gas grenades.
Reporting By Axel Bugge
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