Bhadrak: The Special Task Force (STF) busted an inter-state firearms racket and arrested two criminals on Wednesday.
The accused persons were identified as Rabindra Prasad of Munger in Bihar and Biswanath Bisoi of Srikushnapur in Balasore district.
Acting on tip-off, an STF team intercepted the criminals near Ranital in Bhadrak and seized five pistols, seven magazines and seven bullets from their possession.
The two accused will be forwarded to a court, said sources.
During the past one year, the STF has seized 27 firearms, 61 bullets and arrested several criminals in the drive against illegal arms and ammunitions.