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18 April 2002

Daily Telegraph (Sydney)

Weapons smugglers are mailing at least 10 guns and firearms components into the country every month as buyers try to beat Australia's stringent gun laws. The guns, which are mainly privately addressed, are being exported from manufacturers and dealers in the US, UK, China, Sweden and the former Soviet Union. Customs officials said yesterday they were seizing an average of 10 weapons a month, detected in air and sea mail. Customs officers said the number of handgun... (

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