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Papua New Guinea

22 September 2006

Post-Courier (Port Moresby)

Surrendering of illegal firearms in Southern Highlands is continuing as leaders and churches call on the Government to extend the State of Emergency (SoE). Yesterday a high-powered military issue MAG 58 machine gun was surrendered to security forces in Mendi. The high-powered gun was surrendered by a once notorious clan outside Mendi the upper Karinz villagers. The weapon was similar to that surrendered by rival clan Unjamap villagers to SoE controller and deputy... (

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