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UNODC. 2010 ‘Number of Firearms Seized in Mexico.’ The Globalization of Crime: A Transnational Organized Crime Threat Assessment (TOCTA); Chapter 6, pp. 137-138. Vienna: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. 1 June

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[B]etween 1 December 2006 and 1 April 2009, they seized 38,404 small arms from organized crime groups. Of these, over half (21,308) were long arms, of which the "majority" were assault rifles… (34)

In 2008, 27,721 firearms were seized by the Mexican federal authorities, of which 7,200 were submitted to the ATF for tracing…

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(34) Attorney General of Mexico, Indicadores de Gestión en contra de la Delincuencia Organizada, April 2009

[ATF = Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives]

ID: Q13180

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