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Australia

11 October 2001

Advertiser (Adelaide)

More than 500 guns were destroyed by police yesterday. The weapons were part of the 2719 surrendered to authorities in a three-month firearms amnesty, which ended last month. Watching the destruction of the weapons in Adelaide yesterday, Emergency Services Minister Robert Brokenshire said he was pleased at the number of guns handed in. A similar amnesty in 1995 saw 912 firearms surrendered to police. During the amnesty — which ended on September 19 — there was... (GunPolicy.org)

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