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Guatemala Destroys 5,409 Firearms Confiscated In Criminal Acts

Guatemala destruye 5.409 armas de fuego decomisadas en hechos criminales

Wradio (Colombia), EFE News Agency

21 July 2016

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[Translated Summary: Specialized personnel from the Guatemala's Ministry of Defence destroyed 5,409 firearms from different calibres. These had been confiscated in different criminal acts. The firearms (pistols, revolvers, assault rifles, shotguns and rifles) were cut using a circular saw. According to the organisation Mutual Support Group, Guatemala had 5,718 violent deaths in 2015 and 5,924 in 2014.]

GUATEMALA - Personal especializado del Ministerio de Defensa de Guatemala destruyó hoy 5.409 armas de fuego de distintos calibres que habían sido decomisadas en diferentes hechos delictivos.

La destrucción, en la que participaron altos funcionarios del Gobierno, además del presidente Jimmy Morales, consistió en el corte de las armas -pistolas, revólveres, fusiles de asalto, escopetas o rifles- con una sierra circular…

Guatemala cerró el 2015 con 5.718 muertes por la violencia, cantidad menor a los 5.924 de 2014…

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