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700 weapons issued in Delhi this year

More than 700 arms licences were issued in the national capital this year so far, with revolvers and pistols topping the list.

delhi Updated: Dec 13, 2010 00:15 IST

More than 700 arms licences were issued in the national capital this year so far, with revolvers and pistols topping the list.

According to Delhi Police figures, 734 arms licences for non-prohibited bore weapons were issued till November 10 this year. Out of the 734, a senior police official said, licences were issued for 587 revolvers or pistols, while 147 licences were given for the use of rifles or guns.

For other weapons, the official said, no licence were given.

Last year, a total of 798 licences were issued for non-prohibited bore weapons, which included 638 for revolvers or pistols.