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Papua New Guinea,Philippines

28 October 2009

National (Port Moresby)

Four high-powered Colt assault rifles, designed for military use, and a 9mm Glock semi-automatic pistol were seized by Customs officers from a passenger arriving from the Philippines on Sunday morning at Jackson International Airport. Two assault rifle parts were also found in the man's luggage. The man (named) claimed he was transporting the weapons for a licenced arms dealer, but Customs officers say the man is no longer employed by the firm. "It is very unlikely... (

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