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Glock, Stock and Barrel

Independent (Dublin)

5 September 2008

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A major supply line used by Ireland's most dangerous criminal gangs to import deadly weapons has been smashed…

Dutch police swooped to seize 181 high-powered firearms at an illegal gun wholesaler in Amsterdam… a haul which included specially modified Glock handguns…

Dutch authorities believe the illegal operation they smashed was selling weapons to criminal gangs across western Europe, including some in Ireland…

Police in Amsterdam arrested three Dutch men, aged 41, 42 and 53, and a 27-year-old Brazilian woman on suspicion of possession and sale of illegal firearms.

The Dutch operation was mounted in the hours after four men -- three in the Republic and one in the North -- were arrested in connection with guns and drugs seizures on Tuesday morning…

Gardai seized 27 firearms and €4m worth of heroin and cannabis in a pub car park near Dublin airport.

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