Millions of guns held by civilians in Yemen

The government's fight against guns may not see an end as Yemenis consider them part of their culture.

    At the United Nations in New York, talks are still going on to create the world's first arms trade treaty.

    One of the most heavily armed nations in the world is Yemen. 

    A 2009 international survey showed that 11million guns are held by civilians.

    Al Jazeera's Hashem Ahelbarra reports from Sana'a, Yemen.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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