Dominian Republic destroys 10,359 surplus small arms in accordance with ISACS

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Photo: UNLIREC

"Technical specialists from the United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC) joined forces with the Ministry of the Armed Forces of the Dominican Republic (MAF-DR) to destroy 10,359 surplus and obsolete small arms […]  All weapons were destroyed using hydraulic shears and disc saws donated by UNLIREC to the MAF-DR and in accordance with a set of UNLIREC standard operating procedures based on the UN International Small Arms Control Standards."

Full story: UNLIREC AND GOVERNMENT OF DOMINICAN REPUBLIC ACCELERATE DESTRUCTION OF SURPLUS AND OBSOLETE WEAPONS AND AMMUNITION