In August police raided an illegal gun factory manufacturing automatic pistols in Talcher, Odisha. The illicit operation which at the time had 31 pistols assembled was being run from a two-storey rented house.
Various improvised weapons on display which were recovered in the Republic of Ireland during 2014-2015. Included are horizontal mortars and components, a beer keg bomb and two makeshift rockets, obviously reminiscent of the ‘Al Qassam’ models frequently used by Hamas militants.
An open-bolt type single shot firearm seized at a home where a three year old suffered leg injuries from a gun shot. Yet another example which proves that despite restrictive gun laws being in place, people will always find ways to illegally acquire them.