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Small Arms Survey. 2007 ‘Armed Violence in Burundi: Conflict and post-conflict Bujumbura.’ Small Arms Survey 2007: Guns and the City, p. 216. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 27 August

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Civilian gun possession: a city trademark?

Close to 100,000 Burundian households possess at least one small arm, which is a significantly higher number than the estimated 3,500 to 4,000 Burundians who have legally registered their guns since 1960. …

While Kalashnikovs and grenades are the weapons types most present in Bujumbura, the capital city stands out as the only province where handguns (pistols and revolvers) are held.

In other provinces, Kalashnikovs and grenades are the main types of weapons available.

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