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11 January 2004

Sunday Telegraph (Sydney)

More than 16 illegal firearms are being handed to NSW police a day as part of an amnesty. More than 1850 illegally-owned pistols, shotguns and rifles have been surrendered since October. The weapons include more than 1300 rifles, 343 shotguns, 159 handguns and three miscellaneous firearms — one of them a machinegun. Police Minister John Watkins described the community's response to the amnesty as overwhelming. "I want to ensure we seize, collect and destroy... (

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