A large amount of arms and ammunition was confiscated by task group officers of the RF MVD (the Ministry of the Interior) over the past 24 hours.
The officers confiscated an automatic rifle, 2 pistols, a grenade-launcher, over 2 thousand cartridges, 9 grenades, 10 cartridges for a grenade-launcher, 8 shells, 2 landmines, 12 electric detonators, 700 grammes of trotyl, and eliminated 5 self-made explosive devices.
In the course of operational search actions interior bodies' officers inspected 14,430 automobiles, IDs of over 22 thousand people, revealed 231 administrative offenses.
Besides, over the last 24 hours law enforcement officers liquidated 17 illegal mini-oil refineries, confiscated 6.6 tons of oil products in the republic.
The body of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was found in a well on the territory of the residence of the Saudi Consulate General in Istanbul
The month of October was rich with rare astronomical phenomena.