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Two gun-making dens destroyed in S China


21:17, November 22, 2011

GUANGZHOU, Nov. 22 (Xinhua) -- Police in south China's Guangdong province have dismantled two gun-making dens in the city of Shanwei, local authorities said Tuesday.

Officials with the Guangdong Public Security Department said the raid led to the arrests of six people as well as seizures of seven guns, 107 bullets, a batch of gun parts and gun-making equipment.

Gun-related crime has surged in Guangdong this year, as 1,909 suspects in gun-related crimes were arrested during the first 10 months of this year, and the number of gun-related cases has increased by 31.9 percent year-on-year.

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