A side effect of the US-Pakistan materiel transit spat was that the Canadian Forces’ gear was stalled too. Apparently no-one was guarding it, or guarding it well, because the stuff was stolen and replaced with – what else is abundant in that area? – rocks and sand.
The old “shady quartermaster’s ruse” eh?
Now 484 weapons of various sorts are missing and presumed unrecoverable, among tens of thousands of other objects. Coming soon to an insurgents’ bazaar or civil war near you: