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United Kingdom,Scotland

24 October 2007

Herald (Scotland)

The number of people killed or injured by firearms in Scotland has risen by a quarter in the past year, prompting fresh calls for Holyrood to be given more powers over gun control. Figures published yesterday by the Scottish Government revealed that 247 firearms incidents resulted in death or injury in 2006-07, compared to 197 the year before. One-third of casualties were children and more than half of the incidents involved airguns, which ministers want to make... (

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