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The submachine gun and attached silencer seized by gardaí. Garda Press Office
Dublin

Submachine gun with silencer attached discovered during search of stolen jeep

The gun and ammunition were discovered during a search of a stolen jeep.

A SUBMACHINE GUN and ammunition have been seized by gardaí in Dublin.

The discovery was made following the search of a stolen jeep in the Greenhills area of Dublin, yesterday afternoon.

A black uzi submachine gun with an attached silencer, a quantity of ammunition and a firearm magazine were discovered during this search.

The jeep has been taken from the area for technical examination, according to gardaí.

The firearm, which came with a silencer attached, will now be forwarded to a Garda ballistics team to be forensically examined. The ammunition will also be examined. 

A Garda spokesperson said no arrests have been made at this time and that investigations are ongoing.

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