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Apr 03,2009
Contraband guns found on Belarus bus
by UPI

MINSK, Belarus -- A passenger bus carrying contraband guns and other weapons was detained at the Belarusian-Ukrainian border, officials said.

In addition to the weaponry, the contraband included a wide variety of items from cigarettes to passports, ITAR-TASS reported.

Belarusian border guards and customs officers found 15 Makarov pistols with magazines where the spare wheel was supposed to be.

Other hiding places on the bus contained a Kalashnikov gun, two grenade launchers and other arms

Guards found 148 tuners for satellite antennas among a passenger's belongings. Cigarettes were found in a light cover and two passports were under the driver's rug.

The bus and the driver were held.

Copyright © 2009, by United Press International. All Rights Reserved.

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