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England & Wales

21 September 2013

BBC News

Leicestershire Police has launched its first firearms amnesty in 10 years. The force is asking for people to surrender unlawfully held guns and ammunition to help avoid them "getting into the wrong hands". Officers said many firearms were held in innocence and ignorance of their illegality or were overlooked and forgotten in people's homes. Ch Insp Chris Brown said there had only been one death this year from a firearm but it was still "one death too many". "We want... (GunPolicy.org)

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