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21 November 2009

Herald Sun (Melbourne)

More than 700 guns were among the 1200 weapons handed in to police as part of a statewide amnesty. A total of 53 handguns and 681 long-arms were handed in, as well as 54 imitation firearms. Victorians also handed over almost 400 knives and 70 other items including crossbows, martial arts weapons and swords. Most of the guns were handed in at country police stations. Kyabram easily received the most sharp-edged weapons with 141. Deputy Commissioner Ken Jones said the... (

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