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Japan

13 February 2002

Yomiuri Shimbun (Japan)

M29 air guns, the production of which was suspended 16 years ago due to worry that they could kill people, are currently being sold via Internet auction sites, and have been seized lately by police in increasing numbers, according to the Metropolitan Police Department. The air guns were banned shortly after they were put on the market, but several hundred of the guns are estimated to be in the hands of the public, an MPD official said. "Possessing a toy gun that is... (GunPolicy.org)

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