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United Kingdom,Germany,Lithuania

30 September 2007

Sunday Times (UK)

COLOGNE — Replica handguns that are being converted so British criminal gangs can use them to maim and kill can be bought in Germany without a permit. Guns of the type said to be fuelling gang culture in the UK are available in high street stores and family-run arms dealerships for as little as £80. Outlawed in the UK, they are sold over the counter in Germany as blank firers, CS gas guns and alarm pistols. They are then smuggled into Britain and converted into... (GunPolicy.org)

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