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United Kingdom,Europe

23 November 2007

BBC News

A Euro MP for the north-west of England has won backing for her campaign to tighten laws on blank-firing guns that can be converted in to lethal weapons. Arlene McCarthy says weapons of that type can, and have, been used to kill. The move follows the Finland high school massacre and an attempted massacre in Germany. Almost half the weapons seized by police in Greater Manchester last year were imitation weapons that have been converted to fire live rounds. As... (

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