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South Africa

26 February 2010

BuaNews (Tshwane)

PRETORIA, South Africa — Over 6 300 firearms and more than 90 000 rounds of ammunition have been surrendered to the South African Police Service to date. This is in line with the Ministerial Amnesty which expires on 11 April this year. Under the amnesty, anyone who has an illegal or unregistered gun, ammunition or firearm parts can hand them in without being prosecuted. The theme is "Together we can do more against crime. Awulethe umshini wakho; surrender your... (

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