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U.S. To Help Mexico Trace Seized Guns

Wed., Nov. 6, 1996

The U.S. government has agreed to help Mexican authorities trace thousands of firearms they have seized recently, largely as part of their war against drug-related crimes.

At the request of Mexican officials, the Treasury Department’s Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms will try to determine if nearly 4,300 weapons recently confiscated in Mexico came from the United States.


 
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