Flow of illicit weapons a global problem

Crush the Illicit trade in small arms poster

Half a million people are killed each year by illegal weapons across the world.

That was a message highlighted at the opening of a UN conference revisiting concerns about the use of small arms and light weapons.

World leaders called for the international community to redouble its efforts to curb the devastating effects of illicit weapons.

Gail Walker has more

Duration:  3’16″

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