5,250 illegal weapons were burned by Kenyan police in Ngong, near Nairobi, on Nov. 15, 2016. The weapons consisted of both confiscated and surrendered firearms that had been stockpiled over almost a decade and were destroyed by police as a message to the public to surrender others.
Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr, Sumatran tiger cubs born at the National Zoo in D.C., Demolition Derbies and more in today’s daily briefs.
Debate over guns continues in the U.S., NSU neo-Nazi murder trial begins in Germany, pink dolphins on the decline in China and more in today’s daily brief.
An inside look at guns in Canada: Andy Clark of Reuters takes you to the DVC Indoor Shooting Centre in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia — the only indoor shooting centre in the province that rents firearms to the public without a license and the Vancouver Gun Club — a shotgun-only club that has a regular membership of about 400 and sells an estimated 1,100 day passes each year.
The North Florida Survival group trains children and adults alike to handle weapons and survive in the wild. The group passionately supports the right of U.S. citizens to bear arms and its website states that it aims to teach “patriots to survive in order to protect and defend our Constitution against all enemy threats.”
Armed with his camera, Reuters photographer Brian Blanco joined the group on a training mission led by Jim Foster on December 8, 2012.