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American arms and ammunition sellers reported a sharp increase in sales of their goods – their customers are worried about the possible social consequences of coronavirus.
So, in February, in a large network machine Ammo.com, revenue grew by 309% compared with the same period last year, and the total transaction volume jumped by 222%. If in January 2019, 39.3 thousand people passed the checks for issuing the right to purchase weapons in Virginia, in 2020, 64 thousand applied for permits, reports ABC.
Kimber Zervik, the owner of a gun shop in Philadelphia, said that citizens are worried about a possible increase in crime due to coronavirus. According to ABC, in some states the police have reduced activity and sometimes employees do not go to places of less serious incidents.
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