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firearm

a barrelled weapon of any description from which any shot, bullet or other missile can be discharged. It includes any prohibited weapon, whether a lethal weapon or not. A certificate must be obtained to buy or possess a firearm. There are rules covering imitation firearms.
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He said the bodies of the slain militants have been recovered from the gunfight site.
Four other militants were killed in a gunfight with the security forces in a hiding site in an apartment.
Srinagar: A senior police officer and a militant were killed on Sunday in an ongoing gunfight between security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district, police sources said.
Said gunfight resulted in deaths of two Abu Sayyaf militants and wounding of two others, based on information coming from the populace.
The 33-year-old woman, in whose name the car involved in the gunfight had been rented, was remanded in custody for eight days on Sunday.
SIDON, Lebanon: Two people were wounded in a gunfight in the Ain al-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp in south Lebanon Tuesday.
In a separate incident three militants and an Army Major were killed in a gunfight at Kralgund Handwara in north Kashmir.
"While the gunfight was going on, thousands of civilians, mostly youth, from neighbouring villages assembled and started marching towards the gunfight site.
Spokesman of Taliban, Zabihullah Mujahid claimed responsibility of the attack and adding that 17 policemen, including their commander Gulbadin were killed in the gunfight. A Taliban fighter also lost his life in the clash.
They proved the most popular of London's cabs and were later introduced in New York 1976 Tombstone Sheriff Jimmy Judd seen at the OK Corral, site of the gunfight 1881 The Gunfight at the OK Corral took place outside Tombstone, Arizona Territory, between the Ike Clanton gang and the Marshal Virgil Earp, his deputised brothers Wyatt and Morgan and Doc Holliday 1965 The Beatles went to Buckingham Palace to be presented with their MBEs Receiving their MBE awards
By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO - 23 June 2017: Police officers killed a "terrorist" during a gunfight and chase on Oasis road in Giza on Friday, the Ministry of Interior announced in a statement.