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Nicaragua. 2010 ‘Destruction of Firearms (Destrucción de los Armas de Fuego).’ National Report of Nicaragua on its Implementation of the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA), pp. 6, 11. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Nicaragua to the United Nations. 24 April

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Destrucción de los Armas de Fuego

- El Estado de Nicaragua, a través de la Comisión Nacional Multidisciplinaria el
año 2008, realizó la destrucción de 12,996 Armas de fuego de diferentes calibres y diferentes accesorios, equivalente a 60,877 libras de hierro, la que se detalla a continuación en tabla anexa:

Tipo de arma: Cantidad


Fusiles AKA: 5,288
Pistolas: 1,024
Revólver: 1,091
Escopetas: 531
Fusiles 22: 1,537
Ametralladoras: 73
Sub-ametralladoras: 604
Lanza granadas: 4
Lanza morteros: 150
Carabina M-1: 66
Bases de morteros 82 mm: 26
Cañones de 82 mm: 2
Fusiles G-3: 2
Fusil Mauser: 1
Fusil 3-08: 2
PKM: 1
RPG-7: 39
Bípode de morteros: 2
Fusiles BZ: 1,071
Fusiles Garand: 316
Fusiles de diferentes marcas: 9
Fusiles M-16: 193
Fusiles SKS: 102
Pistolas artesanales: 347
Lanza morteros artesanales: 309
Fusiles artesanales: 150
Morteros artesanales: 50
Piezas de diferentes armas: 1 caja
Piezas de diferentes armas: 5 sacos

- De igual forma se destruyeron la cantidad de 22,383, artefactos explosivos militares y de uso industrial.


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Destruction of Firearms

- Through the National Multidisciplinary Commission in 2008, the State of Nicaragua carried out ​​the destruction of 12,996 firearms of different calibres and accessories, which is equivalent to 60,877 pounds of iron. The details are attached in the table below:

Type of weapon: Quantity

AK-47: 5,288
Pistol: 1,024
Revolver: 1,091
Shotgun: 531
Rifle .22: 1.537
Machine Gun: 73
Sub-machine gun: 604
Grenade Launcher: 4
Mortar Launcher: 150
Carbine M-1: 66
82 mm Mortar: 26
82 mm Cannon: 2
G-3 Rifle: 2
Mauser Rifle: 1
Rifle 3-08: 2
PK Machine gun: 1
RPG-7: 39
Bipod Mortar: 2
BZ Rifle: 1,071
Garand Rifle: 316
Different brands of Rifles: 9
M16 Rifle: 193
SKS Rifle: 102
Handmade gun: 347
Handmade mortar launcher: 309
Handmade Rifle: 150
Handmade Mortar: 50
Pieces of different weapons: 1 box
Pieces of different weapons: 5 Sacks

Total: 12,996

ID: Q5765

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