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8 January 2003

Herald Sun (Melbourne)

A major gunmaker is flooding the Victorian market with 2000 semiautomatic pistols ahead of a national ban on the weapons. The $2 million shipment of Italian-made Beretta guns arrived last week. The 2000 weapons represent almost a quarter of the total number of handguns imported last financial year. At least three of the Beretta models are on a list of weapons the Federal Government intends to ban after last year's Monash University shootings. Beretta plans to sell... (

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