An attempt to smuggle a large amount of weapons to Bulgaria has been foiled in the northwestern Turkish district of Edirne, Turkish news site Haberler reports.
The police stopped for inspection a truck traveling to Bulgaria. Police seized 50 pistols, four semi-automatic machine guns and 50 magazines in a search carried out with the help of a specially trained dog.
The driver of the vehicle with the initials A.D. has been detained. His nationality has not been disclosed.
An investigation has been launched into the matter.