Guns seized in pub car park swoop

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TWO men were ar­rested and 10 HAND­GUNS were seized when armed po­lice swooped on a pub car park.

The pair were de­tained in Iver, Berk­shire, as part of a joint in­ves­ti­ga­tion by the Na­tional Crime Agency (NCA) and Metropoli­tan Po­lice.

It fol­lows the ar­rests and charg­ing of two other men af­ter 79 hand­guns were re­cov­ered from a ve­hi­cle on the French side of the Chan­nel Tun­nel.

The NCA said the lat­est ar­rests took place af­ter po­lice stopped a white van in a pub car park.

They ar­rested the two oc­cu­pants, aged 25 and 35 and from the Slough area, on sus­pi­cion of firearms of­fences.

A num­ber of bags con­tain­ing nine hand­guns were re­cov­ered from the van, while a search of a stor­age unit nearby yielded an­other hand­gun.

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