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Papua New Guinea

20 August 2002

Post-Courier (Port Moresby)

Gerehu police in National Capital District have confiscated a high-powered Defence Force weapon after a shoot-out with criminals last Tuesday. Police Inspector Benjamin Turi said the weapon was an M-16A2 and was confiscated by police who had gone to investigate gun-fire at Gerehu Stage 2. A man has been arrested and charged with illegally possessing a high-powered firearm. He said the weapon had camouflage Defence Force paint on... (

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