Mexico: 65 percent of seized weapons, assault rifles

Posted on October 20, 2012 • Filed under: Crime, Explosives / Bombs, Mexico, Police/Military Activity reported Before President Felipe Calderón began the fight against the drug cartels in 2006, secured the four thousand weapons, mostly handguns.

Five years later, the proportion was reversed and in 2011 accounted for 65% of guns seized weapons. The total amount of arsenal found in the country increased eightfold during that time, less than five thousand items seized were reached to 40,000 last year. Read Article

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