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      Turkish police to buy 100,000 gas bomb cartridges

      The Turkish National Police will hold an unplanned tender for 100,000 new gas bomb cartridges and 60 water cannon vehicles, daily Milliyet reported.
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      A total of 60 antiriot water cannon vehicles, 45 Mass Incident Intervention Vehicles (TOMA) and 15 Shortlands, are also planned to be bought through the same tender. The TOMAs and Shortlands – smaller in size than TOMAs – have received excessive damage during the protests, according to Milliyet.

      The Supply and Maintenance Department, which is organizing the tender, plans to purchase the cartridges and armored vehicles through the Prime Ministry discretionary fund, in case the Treasury responds negatively on a new budget

      June/19/2013

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