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23 July 2009

Today's Zaman (Istanbul)

The slaughter of six people in an Elazig village on Tuesday has sparked renewed debate over the rights of individuals to bear arms in Turkey. A father and his three sons reportedly traveled to the village of Karaali, and after announcing that they had come from a neighboring village, the father and at least one of his sons opened fire on a group of farmers. Six people were killed and seven injured in the incident. According to a report from Turkish gun control... (

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