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United States,Congo (DRC)

16 October 2007

Village Voice (New York)

The black Lincoln Town Car's tinted windows obscured the passengers as it left Chinatown one afternoon late in September. Inside were three diplomats from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and their newly purchased cache of more than 30 military-style handguns. What better Gotham souvenir to bring home to the kids than a cocked and locked Colt .45? More likely, the men needed the weapons either to combat or to aid an alphabet soup of rival militias like the ADF,... (

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