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14 January 2003

Guardian (UK)

Growing arsenals of hand grenades, machine guns and Semtex explosives have been seized at ports by customs and excise in a wave of smuggling that is arming criminal gangs, the Guardian can disclose. One of the most disturbing aspects of the arms finds, in a climate of growing public anxiety about gun crime, is that customs, which is under the control of the government, have kept quiet about the most recent discoveries. The dramatic rise in gun crime has profoundly... (GunPolicy.org)

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