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Philippines

29 September 2009

Manila Bulletin

BANGUED, Abra — The leadership of the Police Regional Office (PRO) in the Cordillera said at least 1,200 illegal firearms are believed to be in circulation in this conflict-stricken province, a major deterrent to lasting peace as well as honest, orderly and peaceful elections next year. Chief Supt. Samuel B. Diciano, PRO-COR deputy regional director for administration, said the local police have intensified operations against loose firearms to pressure gun holders to... (GunPolicy.org)

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