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Sierra Leone

25 January 2006

News24 (Cape Town)

FREETOWN — More than 25 000 guns believed to have been used in Sierra Leone's 10-year civil war were turned in to security agencies by rival sides during a disarmament process that ended in 2002, said an action group on Wednesday. A respected non-governmental organisation, the Sierra Leone Action Network on Small Arms (Slansa), said most of the weapons originated from China, the former Soviet Union, Germany, Belgium and some eastern European countries. The reports... (

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