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United Kingdom

15 January 2001

Independent (UK)

When police arrived to investigate reports of a shooting at the Essentials nightclub in south London last November they noticed that a number of the patrons trying to leave the building were wearing bullet-proof vests. As a 21-year-old man was taken to hospital for treatment to a bullet wound to his head, officers discovered seven abandoned handguns left in and around the club. The shocking incident is just one indication of the increasing criminal use of firearms,... (

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