Gun Free SA welcomes the destruction of over 30,000 illegal firearms by the police on the eve of International Small Arms Destruction Day. Every day we hear about the destruction caused by firearms. SAPS’ destruction of 30,000+ illegal firearms means these guns can no longer cause harm. The destruction of 30,913 handguns, 1,452 rifles, 894 shotguns and 725 firearm parts comes on the eve of International Small Arms Destruction day, which is marked globally every year on 9th July.
STATEMENT: Welcome destruction of 30,000 illegal guns on eve of global gun destruction day