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Gun Policy News, 3 April 2012


3 April 2012

United Press International

SANAA, Yemen (UPI) -- Yemen's Interior Ministry says more than 4,000 Yemenis have been killed by drastically increased gun violence in the last two years. In a statement posted to the Ministry's website in February, the ministry warned armed violence was holding Yemen back, reported. "Widespread weapons in the country as we have seen threaten security and stability in the society…increasing the crimes within the country such as killing, kidnapping,... (

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United States

3 April 2012

Mercury (San Jose)

OAKLAND -- An extensive search probed the depths of a local waterway Tuesday as authorities worked to find the gun used in a shooting spree that killed seven and wounded three at a private college in East Oakland. Oakland police cordoned off a stretch of the Oakland Estuary in the 7200 block of Doolittle Drive for most of the day as they deployed a police boat and a robot borrowed from San Francisco police that can conduct underwater searches. A police helicopter... (

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3 April 2012

Herald (Zimbabwe)

Police yesterday confirmed the arrest of Tendai Mungororo of Tafara on charges of fatally shooting his brother Tichafunga in the early hours of Sunday morning. Police spokesperson Inspector James Sabau said Tendai Mungororo was facing murder charges and was being held in police cells as investigations continue. "I can also confirm that the firearm Mungororo used in the murder of his brother was licensed for the purposes of cash-in-transit. "We are also getting reports... (

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