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18 May 2009


MANILA — The Philippines, which has more gun-related deaths than any other country in Asia relative to its size, needs tougher gun control laws as the number of illegal weapons has topped one million, a police general said on Monday. More than half of the estimated 2 million revolvers, pistols, shotguns and assault rifles in the Philippines, a country of 90 million people, are believed to be unregistered and illegal, Chief Superintendent Reynaldo Rafal told... (

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