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Switzerland

19 June 2012

Local (Switzerland)

The Swiss department of defence says it no longer knows the whereabouts of up to 10,000 military firearms issued to Swiss soldiers who have completed their service. Over the past 12 months the department said it had retrieved 6,500 guns issued to former servicemen after checking 309,000 files. But thousands of soldiers have failed to return information about the equipment issued to them as required after their period of service ends. The army said this week it was... (GunPolicy.org)

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