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8 December 1999


AMSTERDAM — A teenager's gun rampage at a small town Dutch high school sparked calls Wednesday for a nation-wide firearms amnesty and renewed efforts to rein in spiraling violence on the street. A nation which prides itself on its relatively high degree of social equality and consensus, the Dutch self-image has been rocked in recent years by several fatal and highly publicized cases of street violence, including the killing of two teenage girls in a revenge attack on... (

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