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12,000 weapons were handed in during Swedish amnesty: police

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Published: 26.May.2018 16:55 hrs

A weapons amnesty has resulted in 12,000 weapons being voluntarily given up, according to Swedish police figures.

Hunting weapons constituted the largest proportion of the weapons given in to police during the amnesty period between February 1st and April 30th, while over 3,500 handguns were also submitted, according to the police website.

28 tonnes of ammunition were also handed in, police further confirmed.

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