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Australia

18 May 2013

Courier-Mail (Brisbane)

Gun crime including shootings, armed robberies, assaults and murder have continued unabated since Queensland launched a firearms amnesty. Firearm offences remain a concern for police, who suspect the amnesty has identified only a fraction of the state's illegal weapons. A final count has revealed almost 19,000 weapons were handed in during the three-month amnesty, which finished at the end of last month - double the last Queensland amnesty of 2004, when 9500 weapons... (GunPolicy.org)

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