You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.

“Terrifying arsenal of weapons”

“…frightening array of firearms and ammunition, including two 9mm pistols, a 12-bore shotgun for use in combat, a Skorpion sub-machine gun, and lethal hollow-point and soft-tip bullets.”

“The weapons – described by police as some of the most destructive they have ever seized…” “These were very high-calibre weapons…”

So – we have a Tariq 9mm, a Glock 9mm, a 12 ga. Benelli shotgun and a  Škorpion (which they describe as a submachine gun, but there is a semi-automatic version and at least 2 news stories refer to a “semi-automatic sub-machine gun” (gotta love the use of the Journalists Guide to Firearms). I know people whose EDC is more of an arsenal than this.

Lethal hollow-point and soft-tip bullets – terminology aside, all bullets are potentially lethal.

A 12-bore shotgun for use in combat – puhleeze.

Very high-caliber weapons – see above.

Thank goodness Great Britain outlawed personal possession of firearms, so this sort of thing couldn’t actually happen…um…oh, wait – it did.

Don’t get me wrong – I’m glad they caught these two and were able to get guns out of the hands of criminals. But clearly if this could happen then their gun control regimen isn’t working. I think we already knew that.

 

EDIT: Weerd informs me that the Skorpion is in fact the full-auto 7.65x17mm variant.

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