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Japan

20 April 2007

Associated Press

TOKYO — Japan's government said Friday that it will consider tightening gun-control rules after the murder of Nagasaki's mayor, as a new gun death rattled the country. A man was shot dead outside a shop in suburban Tokyo, just three days after the mayor was gunned down in Nagasaki in a killing that has stunned a nation priding itself on its safety record. Underworld gangs are linked to most gun violence here, including the death of mayor Iccho Ito, who was attacked... (GunPolicy.org)

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