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22 February 2005

Australian Associated Press

More than 10,500 firearms, including pump-action shot guns and automatic rifles, have been surrendered or registered under a six month gun amnesty in Queensland. Police Minister Judy Spence told parliament today the amnesty, which ran from July to December last year, was a success with 2,835 firearms handed in to police and a further 7,704 firearms and accessories registered with authorities. The surrendered haul included a total of 1,675 air rifles, plus hundreds of... (

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