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24 October 2011

Nassau Guardian (Bahamas)

National Security Minister Tommy Turnquest said last week that 361 illegal guns have been marked and taken off the streets with the police force's new firearms marking machine. This figure does not include the 18 guns turned in so far under the 30-day gun amnesty, set to expire on November 3. In 2010 police confiscated 261 weapons. In his contribution to the debate on the package of anti-crime bills last week Wednesday, Turnquest said that "firearms marking is an... (

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