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A team loads shoulder-fired weapons, or MANPADS, into a pit for destruction, Tajikistan, on 21 June 2006. (Photo courtesy of the OSCE)

A team loads shoulder-fired weapons, or MANPADS, into a pit for destruction, Tajikistan, on 21 June 2006. (Photo courtesy of the OSCE)

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