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South Africa

17 December 2004

News24 (South Africa)

JOHANNESBURG — The police destroyed more than 20,500 firearms in Kempton Park on Friday in a bid to fight the proliferation of guns in the country. "The police are winning the war on the proliferation of illegal firearms," Gauteng police's acting spokesperson Senior Superintendent Mary Martins-Engelbrecht said. She said the weapons included sub-machine guns, shotguns, rifles, handguns and gas pistols. Most of them had been used in crimes such as cash-in-transit... (

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