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DIY guns among weapons seized in Caracas police operation

Carlos Garcia Rawlins / Reuters

Rudimentary weapons confiscated by the police are displayed during a news conference in Caracas. Venezuela's Interior and Justice Minister Tareck El Aissami said about 1,800 firearms were seized this year in various operations in the Caracas metropolitan area as part of police efforts to combat crime.

Carlos Garcia Rawlins / Reuters

A worker destroys a weapon confiscated by the police during a news conference in Caracas.

Carlos Garcia Rawlins / Reuters

Weapons confiscated by the police are displayed during a news conference in Caracas.

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