The Public Relations Center (DSP) of the FSB of Russia published on Tuesday, September 28, a record of the detention of clandestine gunsmiths. In total, the security forces were able to stop the criminal activities of 48 clandestine gunsmiths in 18 regions of the Russian Federation, as well as seize almost 150 units of firearms.
The published footage shows the number of seized weapons. In particular, 7 assault rifles (AK-74, AKS-74U, AK-103), 9 submachine guns, 67 carbines, rifles and rifles, 66 pistols and revolvers.
At the same time, more than 27 kg of explosives (TNT, gunpowder), six hand grenades are also captured on the footage.
The special operation, as noted earlier that day in the FSB of Russia, was carried out in September in 18 constituent entities of the country.
The FSB stressed that the actions of illegal gunsmiths will already be qualified, taking into account the changes in Art. 222, art. 223, art. 226.1 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation. These changes made it possible to strengthen criminal responsibility for crimes in the sphere of illegal circulation of weapons.