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Dominicans Arm Themselves to Face All the Violence

In just two weeks 48 Dominicans lost their lives to firearms

Diario Libre (Dominican Republic)

1 June 2012

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298,432 legally registered firearms [are recorded] at the Ministry of the Interior and the Police.

In February of this year, Interior and Police only had 203,394 firearms registered, and from then until now there has been an increase of 95,038.

The majority of these weapons have carry permits for their owners… obtained for their defense…

[I]llegal firearms in the possession of the people number more than 300,000…

ID: N370

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