Afghan Officials Promise To Ban Toy Guns To Stem A ‘Culture OF Violence’

Afghanistan banned the sale of toy guns after they caused eye injuries to more than a hundred young people in Kabul last week. Officials said the toys, which look like real guns but fire plastic or rubber bullets, perpetuate a culture of violence among the country’s youth.

“Interior Minister Noor-ul Haq Uloomi has ordered police forces to confiscate all toy guns…which can lead to physical and psychological damage among people,” a ministry statement said.

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