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United Kingdom

10 September 2007

BBC News

More than 400 guns handed in or seized by police in Northamptonshire over the past year have been destroyed. The haul was made up of real firearms and imitation guns, all of which have now been shredded at a scrap yard. Some of the weapons were confiscated by police while others were handed in by owners or collectors during weapons' amnesties. Chief Insp Sean Bell said that with the weapons taken off the streets, Northamptonshire was a safer place. He said:... (

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