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UPDATED: Eight illegal guns, 50 rounds of ammo seized in 24 hours

Published:Saturday | July 8, 2017 | 3:21 PM

The police are reporting that eight illegal firearms and more than 50 rounds of ammunition have been seized in the last 24 hours.

The weapons were seized in separate operations across the island.

According to the police, the weapons include a high-powered rifle that was found along Martin Street, in St Catherine.

The police say a team was dispatched to the area after residents reported hearing loud explosions.

It’s reported that a man was seen tossing an object, which turned out to be a firearm.

The man escaped.