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21 June 2005

Nation (Kenya)

The government will next week destroy 3,800 illegal firearms recovered across the country. But the stockpile is just a drop in the ocean of the estimated 150,000 guns illegally in the in the hands of criminals and members of the public. Out of that amount, 5,000 are in Nairobi alone. Admitting that the small arms problem was serious, foreign affairs minister Chirau Ali Mwakwere urged the international community to tighten controls to stop the flow of the weapons.... (

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