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United Kingdom

23 August 2007

Guardian (UK) / AP

LIVERPOOL, England — It is a tragedy becoming too familiar for a country where gun crime is still relatively uncommon and where limits on gun ownership are strict — an 11-year-old boy shot to death, allegedly by a hooded teenager on a BMX bicycle. Rhys Jones, a cherubic-faced boy who liked playing tag and video games, was in a pub's parking lot kicking a soccer ball around with friends Wednesday when two youths rode by and fired shots. Rhys died of a single... (

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