Monday, June 19, 2017

Australian police have seized a World War II era machine gun

According to report with us, the Australian police have seized a World War II era machine gun during a traffic stop in north of Sydney.

Report says, the police officers searched a car on the Central Coast of New South Wales on Sunday night and found an MP40 sub-machine gun plus 60 rounds of ammunition.

However, the weapon was developed in Nazi Germany - more than a million were produced during the war.

A 40-year-old man, who was a passenger in the car, was charged with possessing a prohibited firearm.

Police authority said the man was refused bail and would appear at Wyong Local Court on Monday.

A forensic examination will be carried out on the firearm to determine whether can be linked to any shooting incidents.

The gun was missing its barrel but police said initial examinations suggested it was in working order, BBC report said.

(BBC News)

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