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Dominican Republic. 2008 ‘Destruction of Firearms (Destrucción de armas).’ National Report of the Dominican Republic on its Implementation of the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA); Chapter A, VII-2, p. 22. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of the Dominican Republic to the United Nations. 1 June

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Destrucción de armas

Se prevé, para final del 2008, la destrucción de 1,236 armas de fuego, que se encuentran en los depósitos del Material Bélico de las Fuerzas Armadas e Interior y Policía.

Resumen de las Armas de Fuego Destruidas por ser Ilegales, Ilegibles y de Uso Irregular

Pistolas: 186
Revolveres: 1613
Escopetas: 1519
Rifles: 29
Chilenas: 4
Total: 3,348

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Destruction of Firearms

The destruction of 1,236 firearms found in War Material depots of the Armed Forces, Interior and Police, is expected to take place by the end of 2008.

Summary of Illegal, Unmarked, Irregular or Surplus Firearms to be Destroyed.

Pistols: 186
Revolvers: 1,613
Shotguns: 1,519
Rifles: 29
Chilenas: 4
Total: 3,348

[Chilenas = Home-made, or craft firearms]

ID: Q5647

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