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United Kingdom

18 October 2007

BBC News

Gun crime in London has risen by nearly 10%, according to new figures released by the Metropolitan Police. There were 1,825 gun-enabled crimes between April and September 2007, up 162 on the same period last year. However, firearms offences in the black community have fallen by about 10% from 131 to 119 over the same period. Overall, crime in London has dropped 6.1% from 467,591 to 439,294 offences, with clear reductions in robbery, violence and knife crime.... (

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