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Macao,Hong Kong,China

700 Guns, 20,000 Replica Guns, 500,000 Bullets Seized in Guangdong

25 April 2012

Shenzhen Daily (China)

GuangdongG police seized more than 700 guns, 20,000 replica weapons, 500,000 bullets and 6,000 knives in a campaign which took place from March 1 to April 15 targeting gun-related crimes. Police also confiscated more than 300 kilograms of explosives, 200 meters of fuse and 600 detonators during the campaign, according to Zhang Yongqiang, deputy director general of Guangdong Provincial Department of Public Security. "Most of the guns and replica weapons that have been... (GunPolicy.org)

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Macao

207 Macao Residents Hold Gun Licenses

29 November 1998

Xinhua

MACAO — In Macao with 450,000 residents, 207 people hold gun licenses and the number of applicants is increasing, a Portuguese language newspaper said in a recent report. The gun holders mainly include lawyers, judicial officials, business people and senior government employees. The mounting number of gun holders is believed to be a result of worsening public security in Macao since 1997. Among the gun holders, some Portuguese had been granted gun licenses in... (GunPolicy.org)

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