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Strange Photo

I picked this up off my network and I haven’t seen it anywahere else yet. I have blacked out his eyes so as to protect his identity. Does anyone know what kind of gun this is?

UPDATE: Readers write in response: Looks like an MP5 (Heckler & Koch MP5A2), a 9mm submachine gun, which usually has a collapsible stock and used widely by ‘Law Enforcement’ agencies. Toy or not? I can’t really tell but it looks like it’s missing the magazine from this angle.

And also: This gun is a toy!
Here is the real source of this picture
http://www.life.com/image/first/in-gallery/28162/updated-iran-erupts?xid=embedgallery28162

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3 Responses to “Strange Photo”

  1. admin says:

    Hey guys, thanks for writing in. It did look like a toy to me but I wasn’t sure.

  2. Andy Higgins says:

    Looks like an MP5 (Heckler & Koch MP5A2), a 9mm submachine gun, which usually has a collapsible stock and used widely by ‘Law Enforcement’ agencies. Toy or not? I can’t really tell but it looks like it’s missing the magazine from this angle.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heckler_&_Koch_MP5

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