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70,000 Firearms That Were in Civilian Hands Already Destroyed

Ya destruyeron 70.000 armas que estaban en manos de civiles

Clarin.com (Argentina), Web page

26 December 2007

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[Translated content: Argentina's National Plan for the Voluntary Surrender of Weapons destroyed 70,000 firearms and collected 50,000 rounds of ammunition in 2007. Some 1,200,000 firearms are currently registered in Argentina. The network of illegal firearms is even bigger: it is estimated that over 2,000,000 are currently in the black market.]

El Plan Nacional de Entrega Voluntaria de Armas ya destruyó 70.000 armas y continuará durante un largo período de 2008…

En total también se recibieron unas 50.000 municiones…

En la Argentina hay alrededor de 1.200.000 registradas. En el circuito ilegal la cifra es aún mayor: se calcula que más de dos millones alimentan el mercado negro…

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