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Indonesia,Papua New Guinea,Australia

21 February 2011

BBC Monitoring Asia Pacific / National (Port Moresby)

Western law enforcement authorities have raised concerns about arms smuggling into the province from Australia and Indonesia, saying it is a threat to national security. Provincial Police Commander Peter Philip said his men had confiscated arms ranging from high-powered semi-automatic weapons to small arms and shotguns. He also raised concerns that Operation Sunset Merona refugees had been flown into East Arwin refugee camp without consultations with provincial... (GunPolicy.org)

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