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30 August 2006

ADN Kronos International / AKI

ISTANBUL — Seventeen-year-old Ahmet Sahin died after being hit by stray bullets fired in celebration at his sister's engagement ceremony in the western Turkish village of Agri. On the same day, 27 August, Turkey's state-owned gun manufacturer, MKE launched a campaign to sell off its pistol stocks — offering discounts and installment payment schemes to buyers of any of its 42 firearm models. Gun-control activists say MKE's campaign flies in the face of the grim... (

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