By: Aisha Braima
KHARTOUM (SUDANOW) – The Darfur Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) Commission has launched collection of unlicensed firearms in region's five states, a process that started with registration of more than 30,000 pieces of various types of weapons from individuals and entities.
Ismaeil Khalaf, Director of DDR's Administration of Society Security and Control, told the Sudanese Media Centre that the arms registration plan started with awareness raising on the dangers of firearms and the impacts on local communities.
He said the registration was launched in South and West Darfur States which were deemed the most infested with firearms. More than 25,000 pieces were registered in the former while over 5,000 pieces were registered in the latter, at the start, he added.
Khalf said DDR is determined to collect all sorts of unlicensed firearms in the region within a short time.
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