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10 February 2007

BBC News

The number of shootings and murders involving people aged under 20 in London's black community, has more than doubled in the past four years. Scotland Yard's Operation Trident unit found the number of victims had risen from 31 in 2003 to 76 in 2006. This contrasts with Home Office figures which show the number of people killed by guns in the UK, dropped to 50 in 2006 from 75 the previous year. In the last week two teenagers have been shot dead in south London.... (GunPolicy.org)

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