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South Africa

9 January 2003

Cape Argus (Cape Town)

Police seized an arsenal of 280 AK-47 assault rifles during a swoop on the warehouse of a Cape Town airport freight company. The latest haul comes after a Cape Argus investigation established that an arms cache found in a Table View garage belonged to a German killed in an an apparent hijacking bid on the R300. Police spokesperson Rod Beer said the airport haul of guns, which were sent from Russia, resembled the old AK-47, but had been redesigned to accept three... (

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