Lithuania Police Ditch Kalashnikovs After Recent Incidents

November 23, 2015 4:32 PM

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Lithuanian police are abandoning their Kalashnikovs handed out to officers after the Paris attacks following two embarrassing incidents involving the Soviet-made assault rifles.

Chief Commissioner Linas Pernavas said Monday that various automatic weapons will be used by officers but "the AKs (Kalashnikovs) will be removed from our arsenal."

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