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New Zealand

20 December 2006

Radio New Zealand

Police investigating the illegal sale of restricted weapons have seized more than 500 firearms after searches of 55 properties throughout the North Island and Canterbury on Wednesday. Among the weapons found were military style semi automatic and fully automatic firearms, pistols and heavy machine guns. The police say that some of them were registered but others were not, so all were confiscated. They say some arrests have been made and more are likely to... (

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