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Taranto police seize a ton of illegal fireworks from butcher

Products hidden inside boxes by counters, on top of fridge

30 December, 18:23
Taranto police seize a ton of illegal fireworks from butcher (ANSA) - Taranto, December 30 - A ton of illegal fireworks were seized by police inside a butcher in the Southern Italian city of Taranto, the owner of which has been reported to the police. The agents unearthed the illegal material inside boxes within shop, hidden amongst the butcher counters and on top of the fridge where meats were kept frozen, ahead of the planned sale of the items. The butcher, who has been reported to the authorities, "put local inhabitants in the zones surrounding his shop in grave and real danger, as well as those that were located inside the butcher, who were not aware of the security risks posed to them inside the building which was lacking in security systems that are obligatory to shops that sell these types of products."
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