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Australia

15 September 2013

ABC News (Australia)

Police have had a strong response to a weekend gun amnesty held in southern Tasmania. In the face of a wave of gun thefts across the state, police say there are buoyed by the success. A total of 99 guns were handed in at a mobile station at Granton, including 34 shotguns, 43 rifles, 17 air rifles and five hand guns. Detective Acting Inspector Craig Joel says the high number handed in was a surprise. "This is a way of getting the message out that illicit and unwanted... (GunPolicy.org)

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