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South Africa

2 June 2006

Cape Times (Cape Town)

As parliament considers an amendment to tighten gun control laws, the head of Red Cross Children's Hospital, Sebastian van As, has called for the gun-licensing age to be increased to 25 years to reduce the alarming number of children killed or maimed by gunfire. He has made the call as parliament's safety and security portfolio committee considers submissions about the Firearms Control Amendment Bill. The bill is expected to be finalised and submitted to parliament... (

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