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Colombia

3 October 2012

InSight Crime (Bogota)

The Colombian government has lost track of some 900,000 weapons owned by civilians, according to an online report, many of which might have ended up in the illegal arms trade. Website Kien y Ke reported that neither Colombia's Office of Commercial Arms Control or Indumil, the two government agencies that control the sale of arms, were able to account for 900,000 arms of the 1.2 million are legally held by civilians. The weapons' owners never renewed their licenses,... (GunPolicy.org)

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