Secret weapons factory discovered in Reggio Calabria
007-like guns hidden in umbrellas and walking sticks05 February, 15:28
Police found the arsenal in the workshop of Antonio Fiore, 65, already known to authorities. Fiore was arrested for manufacturing and possessing clandestine weapons however was granted house arrest due to severe health problems. Aside from the disguised guns, police also found walking sticks with extractable blades hidden inside as well as various cartridges and tools.
The weapons were taken to police labs in order to determine their lethality.
Investigations continue into whether the weapons were destined for organized criminal gangs.