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Egypt

25 June 2011

Egyptian Gazette (Cairo)

CAIRO - More than 15 firearms, including eight automatic rifles, seven handguns and 200 bullets, were handed in to Cairo police on the first day of Egypt's two-month weapons amnesty which ends next month, an Interior Ministry official said. The national amnesty, the first since the January 25 revolution and in part prompted by fears of a growing firearms culture, began on June 1 and runs until the end of July 31. It has netted 15 weapons and 200 bullets across Cairo,... (GunPolicy.org)

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