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United Kingdom

24 August 2007

BBC News

Another shooting, and more fears of guns on the streets of Britain — but what do we really know about the extent of gun crime in England and Wales? Since the start of 2007, eight young people have lost their lives in shootings — six in London, one in Manchester and now the killing of 11-year-old Rhys Jones in Liverpool. According to provisional Home Office figures, there were 58 firearms-related homicides in 2006-07 compared with 49 in the previous year. That is... (GunPolicy.org)

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