Daily magazine about Latvia www.latviannews.lv
It is very certain that the desire of life prolongs it.
George Gordon Byron
Russian version

Unknown object explodes during police search, injuring an officer in Riga

During a search organized by police in a massive as part of an investigation of an explosive and weapons storage case, an unknown object detonated and injured one of the officers.

State Police reports that yesterday, during a criminal investigation in Riga, capital area and Tukums, a total of twelve searches were performed in places believed to house illegal firearms and explosives.

During one of the searches, a police officer was injured. He has been hospitalized, and his injuries are not life-threatening.

A separate investigation has been launched to determine what happened.

As a result of aforementioned searches, police confiscated 40 kg of explosives, 11 different pistols, 10 carbines, 7 automatic firearms, 1,142 units of ammunition, 81 firearm components, 75 detonators and their components.

Among the discovered items were war-time and modern types of firearms.


Before the comment please read the rules of use our webpage.. Thank you.