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Police on Sunday morning detained 12 men with airsoft guns in a forest near Nemenčinė, in the district of Vilnius, the Lithuanian Police Department said.
Officer from the police anti-terrorist operations unit ARAS
Officer from the police anti-terrorist operations unit ARAS
© DELFI / Domantas Pipas

The men each had several airsoft guns, which look like real guns, and some of them wore camouflage clothing. The police anti-terrorist operations unit ARAS was called in to detain them.

The police searched the homes of some of the detained men and found a real illegal gun, ammunition and suspected improvised explosive devices.

The Vilnius County Police Headquarters has launched a pre-trial investigation regarding the illegal possession of firearms, ammunition and explosives or explosive materials.

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