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Scores arrested in Interpol-led firearms operation

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Hundreds of firearms, including a rocket launcher and a machine gun have been seized in a series of international police raids.

The Interpol-led operation targeted the illicit trafficking of weapons from countries in eastern Europe and the Balkans.

A total of 321 firearms were recovered and 149 people arrested during the operation, which covered 23 countries.

Almost 20,000 pieces of ammunition were seized across a 48-hour period from the 6th to the 8th of April.

Around 8,000 officers were i…
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