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automatic rifle

[¦ȯd·ə¦mad·ik ′rīf·əl]
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A rifle capable of operating as an automatic weapon.
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According to the source, the operations also resulted in seizing two Pickup cars, the first of which equipped with a telecommunication station, while the second is equipped with a US-made machinegun, in addition to US-made M16 automatic rifles and six boxes of ammunition.
Officials of the local administration said that Malik Saz Mohammad Khan, a senior elder of Mandal tribe was on way to home from Khar, when unidentified persons opened fire on him near Jinnah bus stand with automatic rifles.
Police recovered 13 automatic rifles 444 bore, 6 rifles MP4,laptop,phones,and thousand of bullets from the vehicle.
He said some security weapons such as automatic rifles or semi-automatic rifles should not be allowed to be purchased by the public as they may be dangerous to the public.
Turkey has successfully tested the domestically produced 5.56 and 7.62 mm automatic rifles, Turkey's TISAS military company said in a message Feb.
Rules like this perhaps will not stop a mental case from firing into a crowd, but with only one gun, he can probably kill one or two before he is himself gunned down - unlike one carrying one or two automatic rifles.
However, the PPP governments used to open flood gates for issuing licenses for the most lethal automatic rifles like AK-47, AK-74, M- 16 and G-3 to the political workers of different parties and civilians with criminal record.
The group have said devices designed to allow semi-automatic rifles to function like fully automatic rifles should be "subject to additional regulations", and Republicans have said they would consider banning the tool, despite years of resisting any gun control.
The weapons--including rifles, handguns, shotguns, automatic rifles and knives--have been confiscated by local law enforcement agencies or acquired via gun buy-back programs.
Sonoran police said the survivor of the Tuesday attack told investigators that he and the other men had just dropped off marijuana when gunmen opened fire with automatic rifles on their pickup truck.
A pistol and four automatic rifles, used in airsoft shooting games, were taken from a storage unit in the Colne Valley.
Last month the court sentenced Dutt to five years in prison for illegally possessing three automatic rifles and a pistol supplied by Muslim mafia bosses linked to the terror attack that killed 257 people in Mumbai.

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