New Edition of Operation Ágata Focuses on Supervision of Explosives

New Edition of Operation Ágata Focuses on Supervision of Explosives

By Geraldine Cook
August 08, 2012

The need to increase the surveillance of explosives trade became the main focus in Operation Ágata 5, started on Aug. 6 by the Brazilian Ministry of Defense at the border between Uruguay, Argentina, Paraguay, and Bolivia. The Brazilian Army’s intelligence department identified at least six locations that may be providing the material for gangs that loot ATM machines in the southern part of the country.

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