Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Anutin Charnvirakul announces a plan on stricter gun control at Government House on Oct 5. (Photo: Chanat Katanyu)The issuance of permits for individuals to carry firearms in public has been suspended nationwide to ensure people's safety, as instructed by Interior Minister Anutin Charnvirakul, interior permanent secretary Suttipong Juljarern said on Thursday. No licences will be issued to new importers or traders of blank guns or other imitations. Gun shops will no longer receive permits to order or import guns and ammunition until further notice. The United States topped the table with 393.3 million guns, followed by India (71.1 million) and China (49.7 million).
Source: Bangkok Post November 16, 2023 21:31 UTC