At least 878 assault rifles in Dominican civilians’ hands
Santo Domingo.- Dominican Republic’s civilian population has 55,360 shotguns 165,315 handguns and at least 878 assault rifles, which are illegal to own.
The figures are from the website GunPolicy.org, which provides evidence-based intelligence through a variety of official and academic sources worldwide.
It said when compared with the total firearms in private hands, the figures place the country’s world rank at 85th among 178 nations.
In the Dominican Republic guns have caused 20,445 deaths over the last 15 years.
June 21, 2016
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