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In other words, Abarrientos herself admits that the correct and scientific manner by which a ballistics test is conducted is to compare the slug recovered from the crime scene with the results of the round fired from the firearm in question," the joint counter-affidavit stated.
Ballistics tests were also carried out by German scientists, which did not rule out that she could have been killed by someone else.
The Revilla family will turn over the gun of Cavite Vice Governor Jolo Revilla to the Philippine National Police (PNP)-Muntinlupa today for ballistics tests.
Officers are waiting for the results of ballistics tests to establish the calibre and type of weapon used in the hit.
Ballistics tests were also able to determine which specific M14 rifle it was fired from.
The ballistics tests suggest that the material's parallel layers of glassy and rubbery ingredients enhance its bullet-stopping power by 30 percent, a team reports November 6 in Nature Communications.
Strathclyde Police have refused to confirm any details of the weapons until forensic and ballistics tests have been completed.
Keine was released when his conviction was quashed in late 1975 after the actual perpetrator, Kerry Lee, confessed to the crime and ballistics tests linked Lee to the murder weapon.
Ballistics tests have now revealed that the bullet lodged in the radio was police issue, "and, whilst it is still subject to DNA analysis, it is consistent with having been fired from" a Heckler and Koch MP5 gun used by the police.
However, there is no indication in the report that medical professionals who treated the soldiers were questioned or that ballistics tests were conducted to determine the source of the wounds," it explained.
Sources however said that the controversial part of the final report will have to be validated by the results of ballistics tests conducted by Hong Kong authorities.
Similar ballistics tests linked the guns to earlier killings at two bars, also in Torreon, the capital of northern Coahuila state, he said.