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27 November 2007


A soldier has confessed to the killing of a 16-year-old girl last Friday in Zurich in what appeared to be a random shooting. The incident comes amid a heated debate over Switzerland's gun laws. Army issue weapons are involved in the death of more than 300 people a year in the country. The Zurich prosecutor's office said on Tuesday that the 21-year-old soldier, who was arrested two days after the shooting, admitted to committing the crime. The authorities have not... (

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