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Forero, Luz Janeth. 2003 ‘Homicides in Colombia, 2002.’ Report 2002: Data for life (Forensis 2002: Datos para la vida) (Table 7), pp. 18, 37. Bogotá: Instituto Nacional de Medicina Legal y Ciencias Forenses. 1 April

Relevant contents

Figura 7. Homicidio según mecanismo causal. Colombia, 2002…

Arma de fuego: 86.3%…

Fuente: Instituto Nacional de Medicina Legal y Ciencias Forenses / Grupo Centro de Referencia Nacional sobre Violencia / Sistema de Información Red de Desaparecidos y Cadáveres / Sistema de Información Nacional de Estadísticas Indirectas.


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During 2002, the Colombian system of Forensic Medicine registered 28,534 homicides… The death rate by this method was 65 homicides for every 100,000 inhabitants.

Table 7. Homicides by causal mechanism. Colombia, 2002…

Firearm: 86.3%…

Source: National Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences / Central Group of National Reference on Violence / Disappeared Persons and Corpses Information System / National Information System on Indirect Statistics.

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