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3 January 2008

United Press International

Wild West-style gun play during New Year's celebrations is symptomatic of a growing gun culture in Italy, authorities said. Gunshots rang in the new year in several cities, the Italian news agency ANSA reported Wednesday. A 30-year-old father in Naples was killed when a stray bullet went through a window and struck him in the chest as he played cards with his family. A 10-year-old Naples boy clung to life after a bullet ricocheted and lodged in his brain, while a... (

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