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United Kingdom

31 December 2007

Times (UK)

A policewoman wounded when trying to catch a burglar was shot with a British army pistol sold on the black market by a soldier, the Ministry of Defence said. Rachael Bown, 24, who intervened in the police pay dispute this month when she accused ministers of lacking respect for officers, was hit by a bullet fired from an army-issue Browning 9mm pistol. The bullet hit her in the stomach, just below the level of her body armour, and she needed five hours of emergency... (

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