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26 January 2014

Philippine Daily Inquirer

MANILA, Philippines — President Benigno Aquino III has ordered an investigation into the reported release of up to 900 high-powered firearms to various groups by a unit of the Philippine National Police. In a recent informal dinner, the President did not name the unit being investigated in Camp Crame. He only said the reported release of the firearms to police auxiliaries and private security companies seemed "excessive" so he wanted it looked into. "A PNP unit in... (GunPolicy.org)

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