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South Africa

13 January 2003

Cape Argus (Cape Town)

The seizure of 220 assault rifles and 60 shotguns at a warehouse at Cape Town International Airport last week has taken a dramatic twist with claims by a Pretoria lawyer that the weapons were legal and destined for a Plumstead weapons dealer. Martin Wood, lawyer for Suburban Guns, claimed the Firearms and Ammunition Act only required that a permit be produced once the weapons had been claimed. In an interview with a Sunday newspaper, Wood also claimed a faxed... (

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