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Campbell, N. M., J. G. Colville, Y. van der Heyde and A. B. van As. 2013 ‘Total Gun Deaths 2005.’ Firearm Injuries to Children in Cape Town, South Africa: Impact of the 2004 Firearms Control Act; Vol. 51 (No 3), p. 92. Cape Town: The South African Journal of Surgery. 1 August

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Total Gun Deaths 2005

Firearms are the leading external cause of nonnatural deaths[1,2] and claimed approximately 15,000 lives in 2005…[3]

Sources:

1) South African Medical Research Council. A profile of fatal injuries in South Africa: 7th Annual Report of the National Injury Mortality Surveillance System. Cape Town: MRC, 2005.

2) Matthews T. Facts about firearm injuries and fatalities among children in Cape Town. MPhil thesis, University of Cape Town, 2010.

3) Allard B, Burch VC. The cost of treating serious abdominal firearm-related injuries in South Africa. S Afr Med J 2005;95(8):591-594.

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