In Nikolaev melted the withdrawn weapon. Actions took place on one of machine-building enterprises of area. On melting vulgarly 346 units of firearms, including self-made devices for firing, sawn-off shotguns of hunting guns, trunks without butts, the air rifles remade for firing by small-caliber cartridges, revolvers and guns gas different modifications. And 111 more units of a cold weapon - knifes hunting and self-made, sabers, brass knuckles and even iron нунчаки.
The arsenal was withdrawn by law enforcement officers during expeditious actions, the operation "The Weapon — Explosive" and a month of voluntary delivery of the weapon and ammunition, reports TsOS Regional Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in the Nikolaev area.
Since the beginning of 2009 in the territory of the Nikolaev area the 24th crimes with application of firearms and 38 - with application of a cold weapon are committed. From illicit trafficking it is withdrawn 321 units of firearms, 247 - the cold weapon, four grenade launchers, six grenades, one improvised explosive device, more than two kilograms of explosive and over 10 thousand cartridges.
In the territory of one of military units destruction of the withdrawn ammunition is carried out. By a gunpowder burning out into unfitness brought nearly 60 thousand cartridges of different caliber.