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Switzerland

28 June 2005

SwissInfo

A man kills his child or wife in their house before turning the gun on himself — this has happened at least ten times in the past year in Switzerland. Each time, newspaper headlines have spoken of a domestic drama but such tragedies may have been caused by a man's inability to deal with his perceived failure as the family's principal breadwinner. The latest tragedy took place in Wangen near Olten earlier this month. A 43-year-old man shot his 14-year-old son dead... (GunPolicy.org)

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