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How Many Guns are Legal in Thailand?

The "gun" is one of the weapons most commonly used by criminals to commit crimes in the southern border provinces and in other regions of Thailand.

Isranews Agency (Thailand)

8 December 2012

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Selected statistics from Thai article:

3. What are the details of all gun ownership in the country; amount of guns, by type and category, from 2010 to now, amount of authorized imported arms, by type and category, from 2007-today?

The information from the Ministry of Interior are as follows:
I. Currently there are two types of gun registration licenses in the country:
a. Short guns – 3,744,877 guns
b. Rifles – 2,476,303 guns
Total of 6,221,180 guns

[Editor's note: original article translated by GunPolicy.org from Thai into English]

ID: N693

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