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Public Security Ministry Destroys Record Number Of Guns
Tico Times (Costa Rica)
28 March 2014
…the largest single destruction of weapons in Costa Rican history.
In total, authorities destroyed 21,318 firearms and incinerated 872,882 small-caliber ammunitions…
OAS representative Carl Case said that Costa Rica has destroyed nearly 32,000 weapons during the last two years. The Public Security Ministry claimed it has seized nearly 38,000 weapons…
The ministry destroyed 3,054 weapons in 2012.