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China seizes more than 10,000 illegal guns in crackdown

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China has seized more than 10,000 illegal guns in the southwestern province of Guizhou, state television reported on Sunday, marking its largest haul of illegal firearms as it steps up efforts to crack down on violent crime. Police in the city of Guiyang seized 10,500 guns and 120,000 forbidden knives, China Central Television said. Fifteen people suspected of being part of a criminal gang involved in the manufacturing and trafficking of firearms were arrested, it said.

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