The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on The Firearm Blog Ammunition
About a month ago there was a shootout involving a criminal and Ukrainian police officers in Odessa, Ukraine. After the raid on the building where the suspect was shooting from and the subsequent search, police also found an illegal gun shop and seized several firearms made there. These kinds of incidents frequently happen all over the world. It wouldn’t be too interesting from the firearms standpoint if not the nature of the guns that were seized.
As you can see in the images that the National Police of Ukraine has released, these are really crudely made weapons. The small shop set up in the basement of the building was equipped with a lathe and a mill. One can make quite impressive “devices” even with such basic equipment, however, it looks like these guys didn’t have the necessary knowledge and skills and endedpost was originally published on this site