Guns and daggers destroyed for public safety

Police said they have caught 210 suspects in gun crimes and closed over 180 illegal websites trading guns so far this year.
Jiang Xiaowei / SHINE

Shanghai police on Thursday crushed illegal guns and banned daggers seized in a crackdown on gun crimes since the beginning of this year.

Police didn’t reveal how many weapons were destroyed in total, but said they have caught 210 suspects and closed over 180 illegal websites trading the objects so far this year.

A good amount of the destroyed weapons were turned in to police by residents and companies, police said.

Jiang Xiaowei / SHINE
Jiang Xiaowei / SHINE
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