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2 October 2009

Mindanao Times

The Philippine National Police confiscated 324 guns in the region even before the last leg of the firearms amnesty program. Chief Supt. Pedro Tango, Davao Regional Police Office director, said the loose firearms were recovered from various police operations ranging from checkpoints to operation kapkap (frisking). Based on the region's accomplishment of the Letter of Instruction "Kontra-Boga," from July 1 to September 30. Tango claimed a decrease in crime following the... (GunPolicy.org)

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