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Australia

24 July 2014

Examiner Newspaper

Tasmania Police says unusual firearms such as a Boer War rifle and some World War II machine guns that turned up as part of an amnesty will be destroyed. Inspector John Ward of Firearm Services said the intent of the amnesty was to take guns out of the system. In a Launceston amnesty last year, rifles from the Boer War and Afghanistan were handed in. During last month's two week Operation Unification to take illegal firearms off the streets, two 9mm sub-machine guns... (GunPolicy.org)

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