TITLE

An alien with an AK-47

PUB. DATE
February 1993
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;2/22/93, Vol. 114 Issue 7, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses why Mir Aimal Kansi, a 28-year-old Pakistani living in Virginia, was able to acquire a Chinese-made AK-47 type rifle last month from a Fairfax gun store., the same gun used to kill two Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) employees at a traffic light near CIA headquarters. The local law in Fairfax County, Va.; Kansi flew to Pakistan a day after the shooting; Police found the weapon last week in Kansi's apartment; Gov. L. Douglas Wilder's call for a one-gun-a-month handgun-sale limit.
ACCESSION #
9302170796

 

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