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United Kingdom

3 June 2010


LONDON, England - The shooting spree by taxi driver Derrick Bird across Cumbria, northern England has brought painful reminders of other mass shootings in the UK. The UK already has some of the toughest gun control laws in the world, introduced in the wake of two infamous UK mass shootings. In 1987, Michael Ryan, 27, killed 16 people in the southern English town of Hungerford, Berkshire, as he went on the rampage for several hours armed with a pistol, a hand grenade... (

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