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19 May 2013

Philippine Daily Inquirer

MANILA, Philippines — And the search goes on. The Philippine National Police (PNP) will continue to look for over 400,000 loose firearms all over the country even after the election gun ban ends on June 12. PNP Director General Alan Purisima said the police had been able to account for more than 200,000 unlicensed guns since the PNP Firearms and Explosives Office (FEO) launched a crackdown on loose firearms dubbed "Oplan Katok." "The lifting of the gun ban… will... (GunPolicy.org)

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