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United Kingdom

20 December 2010

Telegraph (UK), Column

The carnage wrought by Derrick Bird during his murderous foray through Cumbria earlier this year brought tragedy and heartache to those whose loved ones were killed. Armed with guns he lawfully owned, Bird shot dead 12 men and women and wounded 11 others. The death toll was one of the highest caused by a lone gunman in British history, surpassed only by the Hungerford and Dunblane massacres. After Michael Ryan killed 16 people in Hungerford in 1987, the ownership of... (

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