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Gun Policy News, 19 October 2013

Kenya

19 October 2013

Coast Week (Kenya)

NAKURU, Kenya - Recurrent attacks in some parts of Kenya especially in the northern and coastal regions have caused major security shake-ups in the East African nation with the government reinforcing security in the affected areas. During the attacks, people have died, livestock - which to some is the main source of livelihood, have been killed or stolen and property worth of millions of shillings lost. Due to fear, some members of the local communities have moved... (GunPolicy.org)

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Nepal

19 October 2013

Himalayan Times (Kathmandu)

BIRGUNJ - Security agencies had months ago said small arms in the Tarai region could pose a serious threat during the elections. And now reports that candidates from different political parties and criminal groups are importing small arms from across the border have but alerted the security bodies. Sources said that security forces' focus on safety of the general public and overcrowded border points have made it easier for those who are sneaking such illegal weapons... (GunPolicy.org)

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Russia

19 October 2013

RIA Novosti (Russia)

CHITA – Three Russian former police officers stand accused of stealing firearms from their local police depot in eastern Siberia after investigators compiled a case against them and submitted it to a court on Saturday. In 2011, two police captains – the head of the reserve arms depot and the head of a police weapons workshop – took two hunting rifles from the depot that had been handed in to the police by their owners for temporary safekeeping, investigators in... (GunPolicy.org)

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Russia

19 October 2013

RIA Novosti (Russia)

MOSCOW – A cache with arms and ammunition has been found in Russia's North Caucasus republic of Ingushetia, the National Anti-Terrorist Committee said Saturday, describing the discovery as the "largest find" in recent years. The cache containing six grenade launchers, 19 grenades, two guns, two rifles, a Kalashnikov gun, a tank machine-gun and ammunition, including 100 electric detonators and explosives, was found in the Nazran district of Ingushetia on Saturday, the... (GunPolicy.org)

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