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South Africa

17 January 2005

News24 (South Africa)

BLOEMFONTEIN — Firearms handed in to police in three provinces in the first two weeks of a three-month amnesty period were mostly legal weapons. On Monday, about 560 firearms had been been handed in to police in Gauteng. "Sixty-three firearms were handed in under amnesty and about 499 was handed in voluntarily," said Superintendent Chris Prinsloo, provincial co-ordinator for firearms. "We also confiscated 256 firearms (unlawful) during this period." Gauteng... (

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