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Kenyan President Sets Fire to More Than 5 000 Illegal Guns
Independent Online (IOL)
10 June 2021
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday set alight more than 5 000 illegal firearms in a gesture to highlight the importance of peaceful resolutions to conflict.
Kenyatta set fire to 5144 illegal firearms, in addition to out-of-date state-owned guns, at the Regional Traffic Police Training Centre located in Ngong, west of the capital Nairobi, State House Kenya reported.
(…) More than 8,000 guns were destroyed by the Kenyan government in 2019. The majority of the illegal guns destroyed on Wednesday were manufactured in Kenya, the BBC reported.