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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Walmart Inc pulled guns and ammunition from U.S. stores this week to protect customers and employees as tensions rise across the country, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.
“We have seen isolated civil unrest and as we have done on several occasions over the past few years, we have moved our firearms and ammunition off the sales floor as a precaution for the safety of our people. associates and customers, ”said a spokesperson for Walmart. The media. The Bentonville, Ark.-Based retailer, the world’s largest, will still sell guns on demand.
Reporting by Melissa Fares in New York; Editing by Chris Reese
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