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United Kingdom

29 March 2010

BBC News

Three boys, aged 12 and 13, have been expelled from school after they were caught on cctv playing with a bb gun. The airgun, which fires plastic pellets, was taken into Heartlands Academy in Birmingham last month. A petition was started to try to get the boys reinstated. One boy's father, Ibrahim Abdillahi, said he "deeply regrets" a gun was taken to school. The academy said it took discipline "extremely seriously", as well as the safety of students and staff. Mr... (

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