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South Africa

31 July 2006

Mail & Guardian (Johannesburg)

The disappearance of dozens of firearms issued to the Durban metro police department has blown wide open the haphazard management of arms and ammunition by municipal police services. State-issued firearms have been used in robberies and hijackings in Durban and surrounds, fuelling fears that criminals are buying guns from corrupt police officers. More than a hundred police guns may have entered the pool of illegal firearms in the area. Already, two service pistols and... (

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