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Australia

28 April 2002

Daily Telegraph (Sydney)

Serious crimes involving guns in NSW are running at almost three a day, with offences soaring to record levels, a The Sunday Telegraph investigation has shown. Six years on from the Port Arthur massacre — when Prime Minister John Howard vowed to end Australia's gun culture — firearms offences have risen by a third, with armed robberies and shootings a daily event. Ten incidents involving guns were reported in Sydney last week, culminating in an armed robbery at... (GunPolicy.org)

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