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8 August 2011

Canberra Times (Australia)

The theft of legal guns is feeding Canberra's black market for firearms as authorities struggle to comprehend the scope of the illegal weapons trade in the territory. ACT Policing has told The Canberra Times that a black market for guns exists in Canberra, but says its size is unknown. Estimates put the number of illegal guns in Australia at between 400,000 and 700,000, compared to 2,675,785 licensed firearms. Experts believe most black market guns have been stolen,... (

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