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Hundreds of State-owned Assault Weapons, Pistols 'Missing' in Comoros

31 January 2011

IRIN (UN News)

MUTSAMUDU - Hundreds of weapons used in a revolt on Anjouan, one of three islands in the Comoros archipelago, remain unaccounted for, causing the government to change its strategy for disarmament, demobilization and reintegration. Some of the more than 300 small arms - from pistols to assault rifles - issued by the state to Anjouan's Forces De Gendarmerie d'Anjouan (FGA), part of the national army, were turned against the Comorian national government by Mohamed Bacar... (GunPolicy.org)

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