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United Kingdom

27 August 2008

BBC News

The family of an 18-month-old boy who was shot with an airgun in his garden have issued a warning over the weapons. Rashid Ullah has been in a critical condition since Sunday's incident in Washwood Heath, Birmingham. His five-year-old sister accidentally shot him after picking up the airgun, which her father had been using for target practice, his grandfather said. "We hope anyone who has an air weapon realises how dangerous these guns can be," the family said in... (

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