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4 January 2011

El Tiempo (Bogotá)

Translated summary: 1000 people have been killed by stray bullets in the last 10 years in Colombia, according to CERAC, a Bogota-based NGO. Most of the stray bullets are fired during gun fights, but celebratory gun fire is also common during Christmas and New Year celebrations. Between December 2010 and January 2011, 70 adults and children were killed by stray bullets and over a hundred were injured in Colombia's biggest cities. Murió niño herido en Año Nuevo.... (

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