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Kenya

4 March 2007

Xinhua

The Kenyan authorities said on Friday they will set on fire nearly 8,000 illicit small arms recovered by the police over the past two years in an ongoing effort to curb the proliferation of illegal weapons in the Horn of Africa and the Great Lakes region. Police said in a statement that the firearms, which have been recovered from criminals or voluntarily surrendered by members of the public, will be destroyed by burning mid this month. "The fourth destruction... (GunPolicy.org)

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