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Over two tonnes of fireworks seized in Cosenza province

Italian tax police carry out 7 operations, 6 people cited

31 December, 10:34
Over two tonnes of fireworks seized in Cosenza province (ANSA) - Cosenza, December 31 - Two and a half tonnes of illegal fireworks have been seized in seven separate operations carried out by the finance police in the southern Italian region of Calabria, police said Tuesday.

The confiscation measures, which were carried out in the province of Cosenza, involved six people including one woman, all of which have been reported to the authorities. The explosive material was seized in Corigliano Calabro, Crosia, Rossano and Buonvicino.

Police have been seizing illegal fireworks across the country for weeks and expect the New Year mayhem to be slightly less harmful than usual.

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