Police investigate trucks suspected of transporting real weapons registered as blank firing guns to Europe
ISTANBUL – Doğan News Agency
The weapons were shipped from a factory based in Konya, according to the authorities. DHA photoPolice in Istanbul have launched an investigation Aug. 1 into two trucks following a notification that they were loaded with real weapons instead of guns used for firing blank cartridges as the shipment was registered.
The weapons were shipped from a factory based in Konya to be exported to Europe, the police have determined. Officers were verifying the claim that the firm was illegally exporting real weapons by registering them as blank firing guns.
Responsibles at the firm said that there was no irregularity with the shipment. The investigation is still ongoing, authorities said.