A member of the special police forces stands guard in Cairo, Egypt, April 2017. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Files
CAIRO - 17 June 2018: Interior Ministry public security sector in coordination with the criminal investigation bodies, anti-drug and crime-combat sectors seized 39 weapons during a large-scale security campaign across the country.
The weapons includes 5 automatic rifles, 10 handguns, two pistols, 22 locally-made guns and 49 pieces of ammunition of various types.
The campaign also included nabbing 36 defendants who are involved in various criminal acts and weapons smuggling.
The campaign comes as part of the Interior Ministry's efforts to maintain security and combat organized crime nationwide.