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U.S. trying to track missing weapons issued to Afghan police

U.S. trying to track missing weapons issued to Afghan police --The Department of Defense procured more than 72,400 AK-47s, as well as heavy machine guns and RPG launchers for Afghan police [and insurgents]. 13 Sep 2010 A massive hunt is on for tens of thousands of rifles, machine guns and rocket-propelled grenade launchers that the U.S. government procured for the Afghan National Police but are unaccounted for, according to the NATO Training Mission in Afghanistan. "There have been discrepancies in the number of weapons the Afghans say they have and the number of weapons issued," U.S. Air Force Maj. Lindsay Logsdon, a public affairs officer with NTM-A, said in an e-mail Wednesday.