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China

12 September 2006

Xinhua

BEIJING — The Chinese police have destroyed 113 illegal gun factories and shops in a three-month crackdown on weapons and explosives, the ministry of public security said Tuesday. Police also charged 1,794 people for illegally possessing explosives, guns or knives during that period. "From June 2 to Sep 10, police dealt with 48,393 people suspected of possessing explosives, guns or knives. Of these, 4,684 were arrested and 1,794 were prosecuted," said a ministry... (GunPolicy.org)

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