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Sri Lanka

30 October 2007

Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka)

There are more than 20,000 illegal firearms circulating in the country, leading to the escalation of the crime rate, the South Asia Small Arms Network said yesterday. The network's local programme coordinator Ranjith Srilal Piyaratna said: "Illegal fire arms which have become a menace in the country, are responsible for the loss of lives and limb in several areas especially in Anuradhapura where trap guns have caused 400 deaths in the past year ". Mr. Piyaratna said... (

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