New Zealand authorities said on Saturday their country will be a safer place after owners handed in more than 50,000 guns during a six-month buyback program following a ban on assault weapons. The government launched the scheme following its ban on the most lethal types of semi-automatic weapons less than a month after a lone gunman in March killed 51 worshippers at two Christchurch mosques.

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