Colombia: Guns and ammunition destroyed in public disarmament campaign

From 26 October to 6 November, over 300 guns and 5,200 rounds of ammunition were collected and destroyed during a public disarmament campaign in Bogota, Colombia. Juan Pablo Hernández from the disarmament campaign said “We not only measure the success of this campaign by the number of guns collected but also by the impact it has on individuals and society. Each gun represents one less gun in circulation, and one or more lives saved”. More