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Vietnam cops to snag street racers with "fishnet guns"

The Thanh Hoa traffic police are working to improve the fishing nets they use to stop illegal street motorbike racers.

Lieutenant Colonel My Duy Xuan, chief of the town traffic police, said they are finalizing a "fishnet launcher," which looks like a gun, before beginning mass production.

In October 2011 the Thanh Hoa police started flinging fishing nets at the rear wheels of traffic violators who ignored orders to pull over. The controversial measure was suspended last March before being revived recently to stop illegal street racers during Christmas time.

"The new launcher is expected to be more effective in stopping illegal racers driving at any speed," Xuan said.

According to Xuan, the police will continue to fling fishnets at the rear wheels of street racers and the nets too have been improved.

"We fold the net and use specialized lead weights to make the flinging

Added: Apr-3-2014 
By: 141HN
Tags: Vietnam cops, to snag, street racers, with "fishnet guns"
Location: Thanh Ha, Thanh Hoa, Viet Nam (load item map)
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