/ 3 October 2022

Illegal firearms fuel violent crime spike in Zimbabwe

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File: A prison officer unlocks the gates to the prison to release convicted men at Chikurubi Maximum Prison in Harare, Zimbabwe. (Photo by Tafadzwa Ufumeli/Getty Images)
Police report that between January and October last year, there were 922 armed robberies, up from 744 during the same period in 2020

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