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United Kingdom

8 April 1998

Telegraph (UK)

Police sirens and flashing blue lights shattered the peace of a village after a gun was seen being fired from a cottage window. More than 30 armed officers surrounded the cottage and the village was sealed for two hours as police waited for the suspect to emerge. Marksmen trained Heckler and Koch automatic rifles on the terraced home and a negotiator crouched behind a car shouting through a loud hailer: "We have you surrounded. Come out with your hands in the... (

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