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Finland

11 November 2007

Reuters

HELSINKI — Gun policies will be reviewed in Finland after its deadliest school shooting where a student shot eight people, Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen said on Sunday. Pekka-Eric Auvinen, who killed six fellow students, two staff members and himself on Wednesday at the Jokela high school, obtained a licence for a .22 calibre handgun through a gun club last month. "It was an unfortunate surprise for me that one can get a licence for a handgun by visiting a... (GunPolicy.org)

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