More Than 100 Rifles Stolen From Train Car
They include 'AK-style' assault weapons
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Nov 30, 2012 1:18 PM CST
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(Newser) – Federal agents are hunting for more than 100 rifles stolen from a boxcar parked in an Atlanta train yard. The US Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives said today the weapons were taken from a CSX rail yard in the city about two weeks ago. The weapons include assault rifles that an ATF spokesperson described as "AK-style." A CSX rep says the company is cooperating with law enforcement to recover the weapons and investigate the theft, which occurred on or around Nov. 12.

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ashthe1
Dec 4, 2012 1:31 AM CST
You don’t loose weapons,,,you allow weapons to be stolen. Sensitive items are always under guard. I perform guard duty in the bitted cold and got disabling “frost bite” while guarding a few disabled jeeps. No problem with that so that’s was then. Apparently the weapons was not guarded. All in command of security for those weapons should be convicted of a serious offence, pay a large fine and serve at least 20 years in jail-prison. US Army retired and, still serving.
reasonator
Dec 1, 2012 4:53 PM CST
Why did the ATF have a bunch of AK-47 style rifles in a train box car to begin with? Why did they lose a bunch of weapons, AGAIN? Lots of questions here unanswered.
HANKHILL
Dec 1, 2012 7:42 AM CST
i will take 5 please!