From St. Petersburg sent to the United States in the mail two grenades

A resident of St. Petersburg was sent to US a package with two grenades, told RIA Novosti in the press service of “Mail of Russia” on Monday, June 5. Box was detained at the airport Pulkovo.

The package was supposed to come to the United States in transit through Paris. When checking international shipments security personnel, and Pulkovo “Mail of Russia” with the help of special equipment is recognized in the metal products similar to grenades from the grenade launcher.

At a place called the engineers, they seized ammunition for further destruction. Sender data handed over to the police for the decision of a question on excitation of criminal case.

On 1 June it was reported about the attempt of the couple from Moscow sent to US by mail parts to the machine gun and Kalashnikov machine gun. They wanted to sell 17 items overseas buyer.