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China, U.S. police crack major gun-running case

(Xinhua)

08:33, June 12, 2012

BEIJING, June 11 (Xinhua) -- Police from China and the United States have jointly cracked a major transnational arms trafficking case and arrested 28 suspects, according to the Ministry of Public Security.

Among the suspects, 23 were arrested in China, while the other three were nabbed in the United States. A total of 105 guns, some 50,000 bullets and a "large amount" of gun components were confiscated in both countries, according to a statement released Monday by the ministry.

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