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19 July 2001

Daily Star News (Dhaka)

Police arrested some 2,173 people and recovered 58 firearms on the first day of a month-long special drive across the country yesterday. Police headquarters sources said the highest number of arrests was made from the Rajshahi Range where 629 persons were nabbed. The arms recovered on the first day include seven revolvers, five pistols, 28 pine-guns, seven light guns and seven shooter guns. Police initiated the drive in the early hours of yesterday to recover illegal... (

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