The FSB uncovered a network for the production of munitions, operating in 32 regions
MOSCOW, January 23 — RIA Novosti. Security forces stopped the 86 people involved in making and selling weapons. The network has covered 32 Russian region. This was reported in the public relations Center of the FSB.
Criminals “restored fighting properties civilian weapons” and were also manufactured ammunition, and then sold them.
“Discontinued operations nine sweatshops in the modernization of weapons and ammunition,” — said the Agency.
During the searches, seized 197 firearms of domestic and foreign production: 18 rifles, 126 handguns and revolvers, 16 submachine guns, 38 carbines and rifles.
Also discovered jet flamethrower “RPO-a “bumblebee”, two hand-held antitank grenade launcher “RPG-26”, 11 hand fragmentation grenades, 33 pounds of explosives, electric detonators, 88, 300 main parts to the weapon, as well as more than ten thousand cartridges of various calibre and more than nine thousands of components for their production.
After examination by the investigators of the FSB and the interior Ministry will make a decision on excitation of criminal cases about the illegal manufacture and trafficking of weapons and on illicit trafficking in explosives.