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Uganda,Kenya,East Africa

7 June 2006

IRIN (UN News)

JINJA — As flames licked the tightly stacked pyre of carefully positioned weapons, an occasional loud crack pierced the air, as some gun with ammunition lodged inside discharged its payload straight into the ground. The weapons had been driven firmly and vertically into the earth to prevent any risk of injury to the workers and the people watching the destruction in the town of Jinja, in eastern Uganda, on Monday. The pyre included weapons ranging from crude... (

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