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South Africa

31 March 2009

Pretoria News

Thousands of people swamped Pretoria's police stations in a desperate last-minute attempt to renew their firearms licences. Since the start of the firearms licence renewal process in 2005, 620 000 applications have been processed across South Africa. According to police, the number is believed to rise to more than 700 000 as those who left their applications until Tuesday — the cut-off period — dash to firearm registration centres set up at police stations across... (

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