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United Kingdom

28 April 2002

Scotland on Sunday

Tony Blair has ordered a crackdown on powerful airguns which can be converted to fire bullets. The Prime Minister — in a bid to meet his pledge to cut levels of street crime — has targeted the controversial Brocock air cartridge pistols, blamed for a series of 'gangster-style' killings across the country. The shootings in Germany have brought fresh urgency to a gun control debate which was stimulated in Britain by the murderous rampage of Thomas Hamilton through a... (

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