Police find assault rifle

Police find assault rifle

Saint Lucia police today discovered an AK 47 assault rifle in an abandoned building, reliable sources have told the Times.

The discovery was made in a building at Morne du Don/Balata, according to information obtained by the Times.

No ammunition for the rifle was discovered and no arrests were made.

The find is generating some concern in law enforcement circles.

However, one source who spoke to the Times on condition of anonymity, recalled that the incident today was not the first in which an assault rifle has been found by local police.

The source said that some years ago an M 16 rifle was discovered.

The AK 47 and associated models of the firearm remain the most popular and widely used assault rifles in the world.

They are known to be reliable under harsh conditions.

“The AK has excellent penetration when shooting through heavy foliage, walls or a common vehicle’s metal body and into an opponent attempting to use these things as cover,”  according to Wikipedia.

 

 

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7 Comments

  1. Spider
    May 9, 2016 at 10:14 pm Reply

    We have more guns than the police

    1. blindspot
      May 9, 2016 at 10:30 pm Reply

      He was dead a few months after saying that crap.

    2. capone
      May 10, 2016 at 9:49 am Reply

      Dennery Valley have the most in Saint Lucia.

      Police need 2 pickup vans to remove rifles from Dennery Valley.

      Be sure to walk with metal detectors and shovels. Lots of digging to do.

      Trust me

  2. Anonymous
    May 9, 2016 at 10:34 pm Reply

    An AK – 47 is the weapon used in the middle east used by the Taliban and ISIS. The police better not sleep on this one.

  3. The Commentator
    May 10, 2016 at 1:40 am Reply

    Quite a disturbing development.

  4. cold weaher
    May 10, 2016 at 10:34 am Reply

    rifle shot

  5. Boujon Guiyave
    May 10, 2016 at 2:49 pm Reply

    There are virtually no benefits to crime. All criminals live live a lonely life; they live in fear and cannot trust anyone. They cannot even hide behind a gun and fortified walls because these cannot protect against the enemies, hurt and jealousies their low deeds and activities create.

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