Cheap, ‘non-lethal’ guns a deadly scourge in Colombia’s crime-plagued cities

One can buy them on street corners, legally, for the price of a toy – so-called non-lethal guns that nevertheless maim, and which proliferate in Colombia’s crime-plagued cities.Imitation guns are sought after by criminals and citizens alike, for attack and self-defence – a symptom, observers say, of creeping lawlessness in a country still traumatised by decades of civil war.The guns’ “impact on public security is lethal,” Colombian security expert Orlando Carillo said.According to the FIP peace…

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