Saturday, September 11, 2004

BBC NEWS | Americas | Brazil gun buyback plan hits mark

Brazil gun buyback plan hits mark: "Police said they had met their target of collecting 80,000 guns in under three months, rather than six months.

Brazilians who hand back their weapons are eligible for up to $100.

According to the United Nations, Brazil has the fourth-highest murder rate in the world - about 40,000 people are shot dead each year."

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