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Revolver, bullets found in package at airport

Update: January, 07/2016 - 15:19
A revolver and 40 bullets were discovered in a package before it was to be loaded onto Jetstar Pacific flight BL806 at Tan Son Nhat Airport. — Photo vietnamnet.vn

HCM CITY (VNS) — A revolver and 40 bullets were found in a package last night, while departure procedures were being conducted for Jetstar Pacific flight BL806 at Tan Son Nhat Airport.

The aviation security centre at the airport is collaborating with the police in HCM City in the case investigation.

The package that was about to be sent from HCM City to Ha Noi on flight BL806.

Company T (located at Bach Dang Street, Ward 2, Tan Binh District) had received seven packages that weighed more than 100kg from express delivery company W (located at Aâu Co Street, Ward 10, Tan Binh District), and had agreed to deliver them to the airport.

Company W said the packages contained clothes and electronic components.

An employee of company T was checking the packages to complete the departure procedures, when he felt suspicious that one of them contained weapons. He immediately asked the airport's security centre to examine the package.

The revolver that was found inside the package was reportedly made in Taiwan.

The security centre made a record of the case and transferred it to HCM City Police for further investigation. — VNS

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