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Australia

1 May 2001

Sydney Morning Herald

Criminal gangs are arming themselves with Chinese-made handguns smuggled into Australia in their thousands each year, the NSW Shooters Party MP, Mr John Tingle, said yesterday. He said there was anecdotal evidence of an explosion in the black-market gun trade, with up to 10,000 illegal guns being shipped annually, mainly aboard light aircraft landing at remote airstrips in northern Australia. His comments are supported by Cabramatta police, who reported there was... (GunPolicy.org)

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