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How easy is it to smuggle an AK47 to Europe?

As France comes to terms with Friday's attacks in Paris, many people have asked how the terrorists were so well armed in a country with strict gun controls. Where do these weapons come from and how eas is it for terrorist groups to bring them to Europe?

Nic Jenzen-Jones, the director of the specialist technical intelligence consultancy, Armament Research Services, gives his insight into the ilicit trade.

(Photo: The seizure of AK47 guns. Credit: STR/AFP/Getty)

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