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VORONEZH, November 19 (Itar-Tass) — The activity of a criminal group, which organized a firearms sales channel on the territory of the Central Federal District, has been stopped in Voronezh, ITAR-TASS learnt at the press service of the regional Federal Security Service Department on Monday.
As a result of a special operation, officers of the Federal Security Service Department of Voronezh detained five participants in the criminal group while they tried to sell arms. Then an underground workshop for making firearms was liquidated. “Nagan” revolvers of 5.6 caliber, silencers and more than 1,000 pieces of ammunition were seized.
Participants in the criminal group, as a representative of the press service said, observed measures of conspiracy. They transferred arms through hiding places. The criminals planned to supply them to Moscow. According to the available information, the persons who planned to use these arms in acts of terrorism and other grave crimes showed interest in them.
The investigation department of the Russian Federal Security Service Department for the Voronezh Region instituted criminal proceedings against the detained.