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Tonga Urged to Sign Arms Trade Treaty

Matangi Tonga Online

28 April 2016

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[T]onga Police seizures of illegal firearms in Tonga have been significant in the past. Powerful weapons including a semi automatic assault rifle of a kind used in gang warfare, have been seized by the police in 2010, and again in 2011 a total of 11 rifles, consisting of .22 rifles, a 12-gauge shotgun and a sniper-scope rifle were surrendered to the police during a Firearm Amnesty. At the time there was throughout Tonga, some 2000 licensed firearms, with 850 of them registered in Tongatapu.

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