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United Kingdom

25 October 2010

BBC News

Guns are easily available to young people "in the know" in Sheffield, according to a report into gangs. The Youth Offending Service report was carried out in June in response to the 2008 murder of Tarek Chaiboub, 17, who was shot by gang members in Burngreave. It warns there is a "misconception" that guns are difficult to obtain in Sheffield and states the problems must remain a high priority for agencies. Police said they worked to keep the city safe but gangs would... (

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