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13 November 2007


A lone gunman has used his military assault rifle to fire on a dozen fellow worshippers at an Islamic centre in western Switzerland, seriously injuring one. The latest in a series of incidents involving army weapons — which all enlisted Swiss men have to keep at home with ammunition — will add fuel to the heated political debate over reforming the country's gun laws. A 23-year-old local man, described by police as a practising Swiss Muslim, was detained on Monday... (

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