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30 September 2001

Telegraph (UK)

The murder of 14 people by a deranged salesman in Switzerland last week has prompted politicians and police officers to call for a review of the country's firearms laws, among the most liberal in the world, and the custom of conscripts keeping weapons at home. Switzerland has one of Europe's largest land-based armies. Nearly every male aged between 20 and 42 is a conscript. They are required to keep their weapons at home. Swiss households are stocked with an estimated... (

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