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5 November 2006

Philippine Sun Star (Davao)

To prevent an outbreak of violence in the 2007 election, the Philippine National Police (PNP) will be imposing a total gun ban from January to June, a police official said Thursday. The election of local officials, lawmakers from the House of Representatives and the Senate is scheduled in May. Chief Superintendent Arturo Cacdac, chief of the PNP Firearms and Explosives Division, said the gun ban would be in effect from January 14 until June 13, based on the... (

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